Drywall Finishing Certificate
Area of Study: Certificate of Proficiency in Drywall Finishing
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency
Students must be currently working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. The three year apprenticeship emphasizes the technical skills of a craft worker.
Drywall Finishing is the art and craft of applying plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings; working with decorative quality; and includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rock board lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.
The apprenticeship certificate recognizes student attaining journey level status at the completion of the technical studies. Apprentices may apply technical studies together with general education coursework toward the Associate of Applied Science degree with a concentration in Drywall Finishing.