Roof Slate & Tile Apprenticeship – October 2019

Eastern Roof Training will be running a Level 2 Roof Slate & Tile Apprenticeship for those aged between 16-18, commencing in October.

The Apprenticeship consists of 1 day of training at our training centre, based just outside of Ipswich, per week. During the course of the 2 year apprenticeship, students will study the following units:

  • Health, Safety & Welfare
  • Install Plain Tile Roof Coverings
  • Install pre-formed weathering flashing’s to roofs
  • Install natural roof slate
  • Install roofing backgrounds & components
  • Install single-lap roof coverings to a variable gauge
  • Strip and reclaim roof coverings
  • Understanding construction technology
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication


The course is a mixture of theory and practical training on our pitched roofing rigs. Students will also work towards their Level 2 NVQ during the second year of the course which is assessed on-site. If you are an employer interested in taking on an apprentice aged 16-18, or aged 16-18 and looking for an apprenticeship course, please get in touch with us on 01473 744412 or email us at

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