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The Plasterer Program is designed to teach a student how to apply coats of plaster and decorative coverings of other materials to the inside and outside walls and ceilings of buildings to produce finished and/or fireproofed surfaces.

The Plasterer Program will generally take a student 4 years to complete. Approx. 12 weeks of the program are designated to in-class study modules. After graduation, the Plasterer is expected to be well versed in plaster technology, stucco application, blueprint reading, and fireproofing insulation.


Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
Wage: $25,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -0.7%
Self Employed: 3.5%
Unemployment Rate: 14.0%
Employed Part Time: 10.4%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training