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Roof Slating and Tiling Apprenticeship Level 2 (2019 intake)

  • Important Information

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    We no longer accept online applications for this apprenticeship, but if you wish to enrol please come into College or call the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Overview of the course

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    Our Apprenticeship programmes will give you vital hands-on experience, learning from real life situations, with the guidance of industry professionals. You’ll gain the skills and confidence needed to excel in your chosen career.

    This Apprenticeship course will teach you the theoretical and practical aspects to a trade that can be taken anywhere in the world. The course is a great way to build on your skills and gain a recognised qualification whilst also earning a salary.
  • What can I expect to learn?

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    Your course will include a range of skills and techniques, including:
    • Installing Roofing Backgrounds and Components
    • Installing Pre-formed Weathering Flashings to Roofs
    • Installing Single-Lap Roof Coverings to a Variable Gauge
    • Installing Plain Tile Roof Coverings
    • Installing Regular Sized Natural Roof Slate to Stand Roof Details

    You will also gain:
    • Functional Skills Level 1 in maths & English, unless you have achieved grades 8-4 (A-C) at GCSE or equivalent in the past five years
    • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
  • What qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

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    Roofing, Slating and Tiling Apprenticeship Level 2
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You’ll be assessed throughout your learning programme by a mixture of formal tests, workplace observations, portfolio building and self-assessment.
  • How can I progress after this course?

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    On successful completion of this Apprenticeship, you could progress onto full-time employment, professional job-specific qualifications, Higher Apprenticeships or a degree programme.

    Following further study you could work as:
    • Roofing Labourer, earning between £15,000 and £23,000 a year.
    • A Roofer, earning between £13,000 and £32,000, depending on experience.
    • A Steeplejack, with an average wage of £21,000.
  • What do I need to join the course?

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    To complete an Apprenticeship you will need to have found an employer who is willing to support you throughout your training. If you have not found one, we can help you with your search.

    We’d like to see a proven track record of very good attendance at work, along with a good reference from school or a previous employer. We also ask that you have a satisfactory level of English and good interpersonal skills.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    Our £75 million campus offers:
    • A fitness suite and sports hall
    • Apple Mac suites
    • Libraries
    • A theatre and dance studios
    • A café selling Costa coffee
    • Wella-approved hair salons

    Number 1 for Achievement Rates
    We’re the number one General Further Education College in Greater Manchester for 16-18 achievement rates for higher level qualifications.

    Ofsted Grade 2 ‘Good’
    Ofsted also agrees; on our last inspection we were graded 2 for Good. Ofsted highlighted the fact that our learners develop good employability and personal skills and that a high proportion progress to Apprenticeships, employment or Higher Education.
  • I'm interested, what do I need to do next?

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    Simply, click here to register your interest.
  • Course Fees

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    Apprentices do not need to pay for their course; course fees will be paid for by funding accessed by the College and in some cases, employer contribution.
    If you are an employer looking to hire an apprentice, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Additional Information

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    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.

    Helpline


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details


    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
  • Start Date:

    05/08/2019

  • End Date:

    26/07/2024

  • Time:

    -
    (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    FW519-I10