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3333 Roof Tilers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

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:

  • NZQF 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 prefabricated flashing and nailing it down
  • caulking and flashing exposed nail heads to prevent leaks

Occupation:

  • 333311 Roof Tiler

333311 Roof Tiler

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

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

  • Roof Fixer
  • Roof Shingler
  • Roof Slater