1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006  
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    ROOF TILERS cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • studying drawings, specifications and work sites to determine materials required
    • erecting ladders and scaffolds
    • placing and securing waterproof sheets over eaves
    • nailing and stapling roofing underlay to roofs
    • aligning starter rows of roofing material with edges of roofs, securing with wire, staples and 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
    • slipping roofing material under pre-fabricated flashing and nailing it down
    • caulking and flashing exposed nail heads to prevent leaks

      333311 Roof Tiler


    Cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3


      Roof Fixer
      Roof Shingler
      Roof Slater

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