Drywall, Acoustic & Lathing Applicator
Certificate of Qualification 451A
❝ I enjoy the technicality within this role. ❞
Drywall, acoustic and lathing applicators erect exterior structural steel studs and sheeting, shaft wall systems, and install and finish drywall, partition walls, ceiling systems and access flooring types as well as applying thermal and sound insulation.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong communication, reading & writing skills
Strong numeracy & problem-solving skills
Physical strength, stamina & ability to lift 25 kg
Ability to work alone or with a team
Ability to work at heights
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Math and English
Approximately 4 years, 5,400 hours of technical and on-the-job training, and exam. Red seal trade certificate awarded after. As an apprentice, you can earn while you learn!
Install and finish drywall
Erect exterior structural steel studs and sheeting
Shaft wall systems, partition walls, ceiling systems
Access flooring types as well as applying thermal and sound insulation
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