Plasterers apply plaster made from gypsum, cement or other solutions to walls as a smooth finish. They mix dry plaster powder with water, then smear the resulting paste onto a wall. The plaster is then smoothed before it hardens and forms a solid coating on the wall.

Alternative label

  • heritage plasterer

  • fibrous plasterer

  • wall finisher

  • solid plasterer

  • plaster labourer

  • plaster worker

  • stucco mason

  • wall plasterer

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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