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Plastering and Drywall Systems

Plastering flat surfaces, installing drywall systems, and creating decorative moldings on projects from private homes to historic houses.

Plastering and Drywall Systems could be for you if you like:

  • Craftsmanship
  • Fixing things
  • Making things
  • Using tools
  • Working as a team
  • Working outdoors

More about this skill

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.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Alexis GUIMONT

    Alexis GUIMONT

    France
    Gold

  • Photo of Raffael Beck

    Raffael Beck

    Principality of Liechtenstein
    Gold

  • Photo of SUHYEON KIM

    SUHYEON KIM

    Korea
    Bronze

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Our partners

Saint-Gobain

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.


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification 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.