National code: CPC30820

Certificate III in Roof Tiling

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Overview About this course

Gain specialist trade skills and become a roof tiler through undertaking an apprenticeship. Learn the skills and knowledge you need to work on a range of roof tiling projects, and be eligible to apply for your licence when you graduate.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Tile regular and irregular roof shapes

  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

  • Work safely on roofs

  • Carry out measurements and calculations

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Skills to cut and fit different roof tile profiles

  • The ability to work as part of a team

  • Eligibility to apply for a roof tiler’s licence with NSW Fair Trading

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship

  • This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to discuss your eligibility

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability to work outdoors and at heights

  • Good time management

  • Communication and collaboration skills

  • Problem-solving abilities

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Roof Tiler

Roof Tilers cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface.

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).

    83%

  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    5,200 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    35 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.

    $1,120

  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    43 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    Medium

  • Gender share

    0% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Stable

Other jobs include: Roof slater and tiler

Licensing

This is a licensed occupation. NSW Fair Trading is the licensing and regulatory authority for trades and contractor authorities in NSW. When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Roof Tiling you can apply for licensing with NSW Fair Trading.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Roof Tiling does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 1 Course

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Roof Tiling qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 17 Units of competency, including 14 core and 3 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Use roof tiling tools and equipment CPCCRT2002

  • Repair and renovate tile roofs CPCCRT3004

  • Repair and replace valleys, valley irons and flashings CPCCRT3003

  • Tile regular roofs CPCCRT3001

  • ... 4

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

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