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Choose Findley, one of the leading roofing companies in the North East of England. Your role will involve installing a wide range of roofing materials and products. It will include interpreting drawings, measuring and calculating the required quantity of materials. This role will be based in NE28 postcode areas (Wallsend, Howden, Battle Hill).

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Closing date: 16 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, working times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roofing work at Findley will involve anything from repairing a single tile or slate to installing a full roof on a domestic property.

You will carry out a range of job tasks including:

  • Measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning and securing
  • Installing plain tiles, interlocking tiles, natural slates and fibre-cement slates
  • Installing underlay, battens and related roofing components
  • Installing pre-formed lead and/or proprietary flashings
  • Installing dry and wet fixed products to verges, hips, ridge and valleys
  • Installing insulation and ventilation products for warm and cold roof construction
  • Installing roof windows and flashing kits

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Roofer apprenticeship standard.

Training will be delivered through 2-week block release at Derwentside College. Monday - Thursday. Dates TBC.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent progression routes available, such as Team Leader roles in the short and medium term. The very skilled and knowledgeable roofers that develop key skills, can eventually develop to Contract Supervisor and Contract Manager positions in the long term.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Respectful and polite, Excellent attendance, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4-9 (A*-C) or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

The work is physically demanding, it is outdoor, roofers work in extreme weather conditions (hot and cold) and are typically in demand when it is raining.

About the employer

Choose Findley, one of the leading roofing companies in the North East of England. We’re proud to be able to help households in Teesside, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, and County Durham achieve a solid, aesthetically-pleasing roof that will last for years to come and protect their family. With more than thirty years of experience delivering the highest quality workmanship and personal service, we’re the number one choice for homeowners looking for roof repairs and roof replacements. Our expertise is combined with the high standard of training given to our staff and a long catalogue of completed past projects and happy customers. You can have the utmost confidence in choosing us to install the most suitable roof for your needs. We’re entirely committed to ensuring that homeowners in the North East of England get the very best for their homes, which is why we offer a vast range of roofing and home improvement services. Our team of experts know how to get the job done quickly without compromising on quality, so that you get the service you need with little to no fuss.







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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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