Roof Framing

    Course details

    • Code: CONS.4102
    • Fee: $726*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Carpentry
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class24 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
Intakes information

Semester 1 intake: Mokoia Campus Only

LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane, Taumarunui

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills for roof framing construction to a single-level residential dwelling, and to erect a roof structure in a safe and professional manner.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe a range of roof structures.
  2. Outline the principles of setting-out purlins and framing for openings.
  3. Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications to calculate quantities for roof framing requirements.
  4. Set-out purlins.
  5. Frame-out for roof penetrations.
  6. Construct an equally pitched gable end roof, including eaves and verges, to plans and specifications to comply with NZS:3604 and the requirements of working at height.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017