APPR 9713 Plastering Apprentice
Study of and practice in the trade of plastering as required by the apprenticeship program established by the local joint apprentice program established by the local joint apprenticeship committee and approved by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards Department of Industrial Relations, State of California. Related instruction includes: safety, mathematics, hand tools, equipment, materials, mixing, applying plaster, blueprint reading, bases, fireproofing, problems, and repairs, exterior insulation finish systems (EIFS) and finishes. Seventy-two (72) hours per semester, 576 Hours of related and supplemental instruction for this four (4) year apprenticeship.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Define the duties of a plasterer.
- Outcome 2: Describe practices and knowledge of safety and firecodes used in the plastering and construction industry.
- Outcome 3: Demonstrate the use of hand, power and plastering tools.
- Outcome 4: Demonstrate the operation and ability to troubleshoot machines such as mixer, plaster gun, and fireproofing machine.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate the application of applying various plastering material including special finishes and ornamental.
- Outcome 6: Identify and repair damaged patching including special finishes.
- Outcome 7: Recognize and interpret residential, light and heavy commercial blueprints