non – apprenticeship
AT A GLANCE
Plasterers work indoors and out selecting, mixing, and applying gypsum, concrete, or acrylic mixtures to exterior and interior walls and ceilings to produce plain or decorative surfaces that are fire, weather, or sound resistant.
Work environments for construction careers can be located outdoors or indoors or both. Work hours may vary as well. Some positions are seasonal while others are all year round, but part-time. Other positions are project-based and may require you to work full-time until the project is complete. And, of course there are careers that have full-time hours all year round.
Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain apprenticeship hours and/or experience:
Other conditions: indoors, outdoors, all weather conditions, standing, bending, lifting, work on high scaffolds, use heating devices in winter
MINI SKILLS ASSESSMENT
If you answer YES to the questions below, then you should consider becoming a Plasterer!
ESSENTIAL SKILLS PROFILES
The Government of Canada Job Bank has identified Nine Literacy and Essential Skills (Reading, Writing, Document Use, Numeracy, Computer Use, Thinking, Oral Communication, Working with Others, and Continuous Learning).
Below you will find links to the Essential Skills Profiles for this occupation and/or related ones:
Salary Range for Plasterers
$11 – $32/hour
First Year: $11 – $16/hour
Manitoba Prospects 2013
|$40,110/$54,600 (reflects Interior systems Mechanics/Lathers)|
Source: Careercruising.com and/or Manitoba Prospects
|Minimum Wage Rate||January 1, 2017 or after|