Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic)

Lathers handle, erect and install materials that are components in the construction of all or part of a structure. They lay out and install framework for ceiling systems, interior and exterior walls, floors and roofs. Lathers install various types of ceilings, shielded walls and sheathing products. They also perform acoustical installations.

National Occupational Classification (NOC): 73102

Designation Year: 1991

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic), in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, PE, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Drywall and Acoustical Mechanic (SK), Drywall, Acoustic and Lathing Applicator (ON), Interior Systems Installer (QC)

Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS) New

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