Certificate of Qualification 449A
"My work takes me to new heights every day."
A Roofer installs, repairs and replaces flat and sloped roofs involving a variety of materials with different application methods including shingles, slate, shakes, and roofing tiles on sloped roofs and membrane systems.
Key Skills & Attributes
Working outdoors in all types of weather
Work as a team
Fast paced environment
Ability to work for long periods of time bending or kneeling
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
3520 hours of on-the-job training, complimented by two 8-week in class technical training sessions
Install, repair and replace flat and sloped roof systems
works with membrane roofing systems
Install, replace and repair shingles, slate, shakes and roofing tiles on sloped roofs, green roofs and solar panels
Waterproof and damp-proof roof systems
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Institutional and Commercial Construction
New home building and renovation
Did you know?
You’ve probably noticed that certain types of roof are more common in certain areas. Clay/ceramic roofs are common in deserts and tropical climates, shake roofs are prolific in the pacific northwest and New England, shingle roofs in the more wildly temperate parts of the world. This isn’t just local color, it’s science.