Roofing Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship (New Standard)

Course Duration: 12-18 months

Apprentices should be age 16+ years old and be office based. Mature students are welcome to apply. Students should have a grade C or above in English and Maths to complete this award. Employers are encouraged to support the apprentice with the necessary time and resources to complete the award.

Apprentices attend college once every 2 terms, and work with their employer on ‘on the job training’. Apprentices must have access to a PC to complete the coursework. The qualification will be achieved through a mixture of blended learning to include master classes, presentations, assignments, webinars, research and one to one review with your assessor. The apprenticeship will be completed from the workplace.

This occupation is found in and throughout the construction and built environment sector, including construction contracting and associated supply chain subcontractors. Roofing Contracting Operations Technicians operate in a range of settings including estimating, planning, buying, site, quantity surveying and design and build roles. Site and office environments include industrial, commercial, residential, refurbishment, heritage, retail, and public sector projects.

The broad purpose of the occupation is working in an exciting and dynamic environment which could be in an office at the heart of the contracting organisations including versatile activities using digital processes and systems to secure future projects and to enable progress and completion of actual construction sites.

Roofing Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship (New Standard)

Learning aims and duties:

  • Support the coordination of roofing site-based projects alongside supervisory and technical teams on an individual site, a range of sites or in an office environment.
  • Identify the suitability of health and safety documentation, including risk assessments and method statements, to assist in ensuring sufficient planning has been carried out for tasks to be completed safely.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the requirements of a project are met, ensuring records of the communications are kept in line with company processes.
  • Ensure accurate contractual records are kept in relation to the planning of roofing projects.
  • Support the production of resource lists, based on estimates, using technical drawings to identify the requirements of the project.
  • Assist with the development of tenders relevant to the roofing project, ensuring records of tenders are kept and processed within the required timescales.
  • Support the procurement of project materials, plant and sub-contractors.
  • Support the progress of roofing projects, recommending, and proposing revisions of programs and assisting with the planning of schedules of work.
  • Support the implementation of appropriate contract quantities and cost monitoring systems to provide early warning of problems for all contract phases on site.
  • Use surveying information to contribute to the measurement, evaluation, and review of project performance.