Plasters construct, maintain, and repair interior & exterior surfaces requiring plaster, including but not limited to Green Materials such as American Clay, EIFS Applications and Fireproofing. Plasters select, mix, and apply 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. The work of plasterers is physically demanding
|Starting wage||Apprentice $13.81 hour/Journeyman $32.24|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental and vision care for worker and|
dependants immediately; vacation after 12 months;
pension and annuity after 24 months
|Physical requirements||Must be physically able to perform the work of the trade|
|Additional requirements||California Drivers license or|
California I.D and
Social Security Card
|Written or oral entry exams||Oral exam|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Introduction to Plastering|
History of Plastering
Workplace Safety and Health
Green Materials such as American Clay
Contact: Northern California Plasterers J.A.T.C. 1555 Overland Court West Sacramento, CA 95691. Daniel Martinez, Coordinator/Director.
Applications: Applications for Apprenticeship can be obtained on application and enrollment process.
How do new apprentices get their first job? The applicant must seek own employment from participating employers, after meeting the qualifications to enter the apprenticeship program
Additional information: Operative Plasterers Cement Masons of Northern California. Other allied trades with apprenticeship programs See Cement Mason.