1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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ROOF SLATERS AND TILERS cover roofs with tiles, sheets or shingles to form a waterproof surface.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • placing and securing waterproof sheets over eaves
  • nailing or stapling roofing underlay to roofs
  • aligning starter rows of roofing material with edges of roofs, securing with wire, staples or nails, and overlapping successive layers of tiles
  • sizing and cutting roofing material to fit around vents, chimney edges, corners and ridges
  • fixing edge and ridge tiles in cement mortar


This section contains the following subsection :
              4413-01 Supervisor, Roof Slaters and Tilers
              4413-11 Roof Slater and Tiler
              4413-81 Apprentice Roof Slater and Tiler

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