Total Roofing Solutions & Building Services Limited are offering the chance for a candidate to take part in a Commercial Roofing Apprenticeship. Join our roofing apprenticeship for hands-on experience in metal sheeting, cladding, felting, and liquid coating. Learn from experts, gain practical skills, and kickstart a rewarding career in roofing.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Once apprenticeship is finished, Pay will rise exponentially

    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: 8am - 4pm (No evenings, no weekends - breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn metal sheeting and cladding techniques, including installation and maintenance.
  • Gain practical experience in felting methods for waterproofing roofs.
  • Master the application of liquid coatings for weatherproofing and enhancing roof durability.
  • Assist in roof inspections and repairs, honing problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborate with experienced roofers on various projects, fostering teamwork abilities.
  • Acquire safety knowledge and practices crucial for working at heights and handling roofing materials.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will receive thorough training in roofing techniques, safety protocols, and material handling, culminating in a Level 2 roofing qualification. This certification acknowledges their proficiency in various roofing tasks, ensuring they're equipped for a successful career in the field.

We predominantly work in the Southwest, but occasionally undertake projects across the country. Transport can be provided from Bristol city center, or apprentices can commute to the site independently.

The apprentice will spend 4 weeks on site and 1 week at Junipers training centre in Walsall. This requires spending the week (Mon-friday)up in Walsall. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner is all paid for. Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Fully qualified and highly skilled Roofer.

This can lead into a managerial role such as site manager or project manager. Other qualifications such as SSSTS and SMSTS can be completed.

On completion of this standard, apprentices will be eligible for employment in the roofing industry as a craft operative.  Apprentices may progress to supervision and management appointments in roofing organisations.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This job involves working outside all year round and manual labour. It involves being able to lift Felt rolls which weigh around 20kg. It may require working away Monday to Friday but this is rare. Once qualified the pay for a roofing is great.

About the employer

We are a commercial and industrial roofing company. Specialising in metal sheeting and cladding, felting and liquid coating







BS37 8QH


jim massey


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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