Roof Slaters and Tilers install slates, tiles, underlay, battens and other related products to roofs on domestic, historic, and commercial buildings – to form a weatherproof covering. If you’re interested in becoming a roofer, you will need to be able to remove and repair broken tiles and slates and check roof timbers.

The individual will need to have excellent skills in measuring and cutting materials, pay attention to detail, customer service skills and to carry out basic computer skills. They should be able to have leadership skills and be flexible and open to change.

Have a head for heights
Are physically fit
Are happy to work outdoors
Have good practical skills
Can work in a team

Career opportunities

  • Heritage & Restoration work

  • Contracts Manager / Estimation

  • Domestic Roofer

  • Business Owner

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 2.2%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

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