Registered Migration Australia


ANZSCO 333311 - Registered Migration Australia


A roof tiler covers roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia a roof tiler is a Skill Level 3 occupation.





  • Roof Fixer
  • Roof Shingler
  • Roof Slater



Occupation Lists
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Group: 3333 Roof Tilers




Roof Tiler job description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of a roof tiler is to cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface.



  • studying drawings, specifications and work sites to determine materials required
  • erecting ladders and scaffolds
  • placing and securing waterproof sheets over eaves
  • nailing and stapling roofing underlay to roofs
  • aligning starter rows of roofing material with edges of roofs, securing with wire, staples and nails, and overlapping successive layers of tiles
  • sizing and cutting roofing material to fit around vents, chimney edges, corners and ridges
  • fixing edge and ridge tiles in cement mortar
  • slipping roofing material under pre-fabricated flashing and nailing it down
  • caulking and flashing exposed nail heads to prevent leaks


Skill Level

Most occupations in the roof tiler unit group (Group 3333) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. 

In Australia: 
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) 

In New Zealand: 
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) 

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 


Registration or licensing as a roof tiler in Australia may be required.


Occupations within the Roof Tiler Group


  • 333311 Roof Tiler


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Roof Tiler is currently assessed with TRA - (Trades Recognition Australia); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Roof Tiler in Australia is $ 51,134 for male employees and $ 0 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 33.2 Females: 0.0 Persons: 33.2

Source: (Group 3333) Roof tilers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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