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Pre-apprenticeship Training for Roofers
Detailed Outline of Training - Steep Roofing

Steep Roofing


Time Ref. Manual
1) General Overview 
a. What is steep roofing 
    i. Roof system types (asphalt, wood, tiles) 
    ii. Identify materials 
1 hr  7

(445-466, 473-474)

2) Identify Tools and Equipment 
a. Protective equipment, safety precautions 
b. Hand tools & safe practices 
c. Hoists 
d. Fall protection, lifelines 
3 hr  2a, 1a, 1e
(99-102,139, 4-5)
(139-158, 509-510)
(204-207)
(111-113)
3) Moving Equipment and Supplies 
a. Handling materials and load trucks 
b. Loading the roof 
  (6-7)
(42-44)
(46-48)
4) Asphalt Shingles 
a. Standard Shingles
    i. Beginning the roof (eave protection, underlay) 
    ii. Applying new roof 
    iii. Overlaying 
b. T-Lock shingles 
c. Lo-Slope Shingles 
3 hr 7a

(485-487)
(486-496)
(496-499)
(500-503)
(504-507)

5) Wood Shingles 
a. Materials 
b. Prepare deck 
c. Install shingles, shakes 
3 hr 7, 7b
(509, 458-456)
(512-513)
(514-524)
6) Tiles 
a. Materials 
b. Preparing deck 
c. Installing tiles 
2 hr 7
(462-465)
(476-478)
(474-484)
7)  Flashings, Valleys & Chimneys      
               
               
3 hr 7, 7c
(523-524)
(524-541)
Total  15 hr