Roof Erector Training

Roof Erector Training, hosted by On Site Best Practice (OSBP), specialists in training for the waterproofing and roofing industries, will be taking place at Northlink College in Belhar, Cape Town, in September.


The Roof Erector Training offers an interactive learning space for delegates to engage with theory and practical team activities, and will be of particular value to industry business owners, construction tradespeople, foremen, site supervisors, trade hands and any individuals seeking to explore and better understand roofing best practice. The training takes place over two days and includes theory on the first day with a practical component on the second.

Proceedings will be facilitated by Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) approved training provider, Jeromé O’Ryan, who is also an Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP SETA) accredited assessor. The training will include an assessment and provision of certificates upon successful completion.

The course is an extract of South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ID 24295 and trainees will be assessed by OSBP and moderated by TVET Colleges nationally.

Course outline:


Occupational health and safety
Truss layout
Truss member components
Hand and power tools and their uses
Fixing components
Truss erection and spacing
Batten layout and calculation
Cross bracing installation
Reasons for torsional buckling and how to avoid them
Preparation and sign-off compliance

For more information or to secure your place in the upcoming Roof Erector Training, contact Jerome on or 021 801 1020 or Vincent on or 021 931 1240.


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