Roofers, roof tilers, and slaters install and repair roofs on all types of buildings. They must be able to work at heights and in all weather conditions, and should have experience with a variety of roofing materials such as tiles, shingles, and slate.
A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required, along with vocational training or an apprenticeship in roofing. Candidates should have good physical strength, balance, and coordination, as well as the ability to work safely at heights.
Roofers should have a strong understanding of roofing materials, techniques, and safety procedures. They should be able to work independently or as part of a team, communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors, and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
The salary for roofers in the UK ranges from £18,000 to £30,000 per year, depending on experience and location