- On site, Hands-on, Team work, Heights, Building
- Salary Range: £16,000 - £31,000
- Nation: Scotland
Roof sheeting and cladding is a lightweight covering made from metal, plastic, or fibre cement that is attached to the structure of a building.
A roof sheeter and cladder works on a construction site, or in a
public place, and applies roof sheeting and cladding to building
structures or roofs.
It is a skilled job that requires specific training. Safety
is also very important, as working at heights and dealing with the
different materials involved can be dangerous.
You'll be working on rooftops so being confident with heights is
important. You also need to be good with figures as estimating how
much sheeting and cladding is needed is a common part of the
A good level of fitness is required, as are good practical
skills for using tools and equipment. You'll also be working
outside in all weathers and need to follow strict safe working
There are no formal requirements although it would help to have
Maths and English Standard Grades.
(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and
experienced person might expect to get.)
£16,000 - £31,000
If you decide to progress into supervisory, design or management
roles there are opportunities to study for:
- Technical, supervisory and management SVQ qualifications
(SCQF Levels 6 to11)
- HNC Construction or a number of other built environment HNC/HND
qualifications (SCQF Levels 7 or 8)
- Degree level qualifications in a number of construction
disciplines (SCQF Levels 9 to 12)
Find out more about
this role from an apprentice's point of view.