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Plastering flat surfaces, installing drywall systems, and creating decorative moldings on projects from private homes to historic houses.
Plasterers work on both inside and outside surfaces, often creating metal frames and installing plasterboard to create drywalls before applying the final plaster surface.
They will know how to interpret plans using a range of materials and are able to work on projects that include curved surfaces, windows, doors and decorative molding.
Plasterers are typically employed as sub-contractors for work on domestic and commercial projects, as well as heritage sites.
Saint-Gobain is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of sustainable, innovative, lightweight interior building systems, operating in over 50 countries and employing over 190,000 people, with brands that include British Gypsum, Placo, Rigips, CertainTeed and Gyproc. It seeks to to encourage and reward young people in their endeavours to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in their chosen careers.
The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.
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