Roof Construction Training Course

What topics are covered by the course?

Tasks will include:
How to set out the site
How to calculate and measure rafter lengths
Cutting and pitching a roof
Cutting birdsmouth and top cuts of common rafters
Measuring your span in relation to your roof and calculating run of rafters
Cutting the angles of hip jacks
King /crown rafters and hips
Fixing purlins
Purlin struts and respective birdsmouth cuts, and other roof member cuts
How to make templates of roof members
Constructing and incorporating a dormer into the roof, doubling the rafter and undertaking the required trimming to enable fitment of a velux window
Gaining an understanding of different roof types

Who should attend?

Anyone 18+ wishing to learn how to construct a roof

What will I be able to do on completion?

Calculate and measure rafter lengths
Cut and pitch a roof
Cut birdsmouth and top cuts of common rafters
Measure your span in relation to your roof and calculate run of rafters
Cut the angles of hip jacks
King /crown rafters and hips
Fix purlins
Purlin struts and respective birdsmouth cuts, and other roof member cuts
Make templates of roof members
Construct and incorporate a dormer into the roof, double the rafter and undertake the required trimming to enable fitment of a velux window

How will I be assessed?

This is a practical hands-on course - students' work will be continually monitored by the course tutor

Hours 9.00 am - approx 4.00 pm

Guide Price: 450 including VAT (see also package price to including roof tiling)

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Roofing »
Duration: 5 day (Monday-Friday)
Qualification: n/a

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