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Roofing, Slating and Tiling Apprenticeship Level 2 at CDC

Course description

This training is ideal for an apprentice looking to take the first steps towards a becoming a qualified Roofer / Slater / Tiler working on pitched roofs.

Working on a construction site or in commercial or domestic premises, applying slates or tiles to roofs on new builds or repairing older property roofs to given specifications.

The apprentice would work alongside an experienced craftsman in addition to attending The Construction Design Centre 1 day per week where training is provided to enhance the skills learned on site.

Course content

All learning done in the workplace with the exception of functional skills which, if required, is done through timetabled sessions within our training centres. 

The framework is made up of mandatory and optional units which include;

  • Health and Safety
  • Understanding Information
  • Understanding Technologies
  • Install Single Lap Variable Gauge
  • Install Plain Tile
  • Install Regular Roof Slate
  • Strip Reclaim Pitched Covering
  • Install Roofing Back Grounds
  • Install Pre-Formed Flashings

Entry requirements

Maths and English grade D/5+ or above


The qualification is assessed in two ways;

  • Multiple choice question paper, covering knowledge outcomes.
  • Practical assignment, covering performance outcomes.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this apprenticeship can lead to continued experience in the industry where the opportunity to work towards the level 3 apprenticeship qualification is highly likely.

Further information

For further information please contact;

Gareth Urwin

Programme Manager

Sheffield City Council

01142 296183

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 18 January 2018
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