Roof Slating and Tiling (6718)

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2024
If you have a head for heights and are able to understand building plans, this qualification will help you gain the skills you need to work in the construction industry. As a roofer, your work could range from re-slating the roof on a house, to restoring the lead sheets on an old building.

This qualification is aimed at anyone over the age of 16 that is looking to secure a career as a roofer in the construction industry. 

We have produced sample tests to enable tutors and learners to experience the look and feel of e-volve prior to sitting the test, and also experience the type and style of question that will be asked in the test.

You can access the sample tests by clicking on the links below (you may need to use SurpassViewer).

The sample tests cover the following units:

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales – please check QiW website for available funding
  • Northern Ireland

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Level 2

Roof Slating and Tiling at Level 2 is ideal if you have some knowledge and basic skills in roofing - probably from a role where you work under supervision, or if you have studied Level 1 qualifications on construction. You want recognition for your skills, giving you the chance to take on more responsibility.

It covers the following knowledge and skills:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Install Interlocking tiles to Variable Gauge
  • Install Plain Tiles
  • Install Regular Sized Natural Slates

What Careers Can This Lead To?
This qualification can lead to a career in the construction industry. 
Level 2 Diploma in Roof Slating and Tiling (6718-02)
Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2027 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 2 Diploma in Roof Slating and Tiling

  • Accreditation No: 601/3615/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 48 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 460 - 460 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 480 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2029 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: £133.00 Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

Additional information for centres

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form