Profile of skills and competences
A thatcher who has finished an apprenticeship and is thus the holder of a journeyman’s certificate is able to:
- Plan and perform assignments common to the trade in the quality expected and in compliance with applicable rules, regulations and traditions
- Perform work assignments common to the trade and participate in the planning and performance of special assignments
- Seek information and make decisions concerning materials, structural methods and assembly methods, and plan, organise and perform work assignments in collaboration with people from other trade groups at the workplace
- Keep informed of rules and regulations applying to construction, including rules and regulations on fire protection, health and safety at work, tender procedures, tendering and quality assurance;
- Plan and perform assignments with due respect of the local and the global environment
- Enrol in qualifying training programmes as well as in programmes of continued and further training and education
Range of occupations accessible to the holder of the certificate
A thatcher is a roofer specialising in thatched roofs.
Thatchers also carry out joinery work and treat natural materials in relation to roofing work.
Thatchers typically work in a thatching business or have business of their own.
Level of certificate
The training programme is a vocational education programme which is placed in:
The Danish qualification framework for life-long learning at level: 4
European Qualification Framework (EQF) at level: 4
The education takes from 4 years to 4 years and 6 months depending on the start date
AP Graduate in Construction Technology, Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction, Constructor.