Job description

plastererATTN: Locals 65 and 20 have merged to form Local NO. 265. There is one apprenticeship program.

House plastering, cement stucco, covering, plastering, repairing, texture plastering, fireproof construction, plastering on concrete and masonry, etc.




Apprenticeship program

Applications accepted year-round at following address between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM.

Minneapolis Plasterers No. 265
312 Central Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone (612) 379-1515
Fax (612) 252-1681

The program includes 6,000 hours of on-the-job training and at least 144 hours, two nights per week between September and May, of school each year.


  • Must have a high school diploma or Certificate of Equivalency (GED).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Selection procedures

Prospective applicants will arrange employment with a participating employer in the industry. The applicant will then be placed in the apprenticeship program.

More Information

Tools Needed

Trowels, brushes, etc. Apprenticeship starting kit, offered through the program, costs around $200.

Transportation Requirements

Worker must provide own transportation.


Eight (8) hours daily usually from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.


Apprentice starts at 40% of the wage earned by a journeyperson. A 10% raise is given after every 1,000 hours worked.

Union Dues

Apprentice initiation fee is $175, with at least $75 of that to be paid right away. Journeyman initiation fee is $450.00. Membership dues are $27 each month.

Contact Us

Minneapolis Plasterers
Local 265

312 Central Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Ph. (612) 379-1515
Fax (612) 252-1681

Contact Person

Richard Felber