Roof slating

A roof slate is a thin piece of slate rock, or similar imitation material, used to provide a watertight exterior surface to roof and fascia structures. For licensing purposes, roof slating is the fixing of roof slates to the exterior surface of roof and fascia structures.

Roof slating work includes the use of shingles or shakes, or imitation roofing slates, shingles or shakes, and the associated flashing, sarking, batten and valley installation.  It also includes the installation of skylights, ventilators and the like as well as the application of protective coatings, not involving structural alteration of roof members/components, to roofs fixed with such materials.

Qualifications

Complete:

  1. CPC30812/ CPC30811/ CPC30808/ BCG30803 Certificate Ill in Roof Tiling including CPCCRT3005A or B/ BCGRT3005B Slate a roof; or
  2. BCG30898 Certificate Ill in General Construction (Roof Tiling) TAFE course #7074; or
  3. Qualification 5688 Certificate III in Roof tiling Trade TAFE course #7948.

Go to the building licensing courses page to find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above.

Previous licence and supervisor certificate holders

If you have ever held a licence or supervisor certificate in the current prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) that was not subject to restrictions or conditions and you apply for a new licence or supervisor certificate, your previous licence or certificate will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

If you have held a licence or supervisor certificate in the last five years that was subject to restrictions or conditions in the prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)), we will assess your application and reissue you a licence or certificate that reflects the scope of work that your licence or certificate covered. This may include some conditions or restrictions.

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