Plasterers usually work in dusty conditions. They may work alone or in teams of two or three, usually indoors. There are a number of roles in plastering that an apprenticeship will expose you to, including: Fixer – who installs the plasterboard sheets and cornices in buildings; Modellers Hand – who makes plaster moulds from scratch; Sheet Hand – who makes fibrous enrichments and flourishes; Wet Plasterer – who conducts the rendering work by applying wet solutions to internal and external walls and ceilings. Depending on the specialist services of your Plastering host employer you may specialise in one area or be develop skills across multiple roles.
This trade requires a four-year apprenticeship. MIGAS will facilitate your practical work placement with one of our quality host employers. In addition to on-the-job training, we will assist you with enrolment through a Registered Training Organisation to complete your certification. With MIGAS you will be fully supported throughout the duration of your placement by a Field Officer and by the wider MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees community.