Plasters and dryliners are responsible for installing and finishing walls and ceilings using plasterboard, drywall, and other materials. They must be able to read and interpret blueprints, use hand and power tools safely and effectively, and work with precision to ensure a high-quality finished product.
A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required, along with vocational training or an apprenticeship in plastering or drylining. Candidates should have good physical strength, dexterity, and hand-eye coordination, as well as the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Plasters and dryliners should have a strong understanding of materials, techniques, and safety procedures related to plastering and drylining. They should be able to read and interpret blueprints and other technical documents, communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors, and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
The salary for plasters and dryliners in the UK ranges from £18,000 to £30,000 per year, depending on experience and location.