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Assistant False Ceiling and Drywall Installer

Aliases: False Ceiling Installer, Drywall Installer

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Assistant False Ceiling and Drywall Installer​​​ is expected to perform include:

  • Erecting and dismantling 3.6 metre temporary scaffold 
  • Carrying out preparatory activities prior to installation of false ceiling and drywalls​
  • ​Measuring, marking, cutting, and fixing of the drywall boards for drywall installation
  • Fixing drywall board with fasteners for installing drywall sheets on wall 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not han​​dle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this ​job role
  • Part-time work and contractual j​obs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours

  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • ​Preferably, 5th ​
  • Certified training for Assistant False Ceiling and Drywall Installer (programme aligned to CON/Q 1103 released by Construction Skill Development Council of India)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to erect and dismantle temporary scafflod of 3.6 metre height 
  • Working knowledge of relavent tools and equipment 
  • Knowledge of handling various false ceiling installation tools and materials
  • Well-versed with performing efficiently within a team​​
  • Proficient in working across various locations in difficult weather/site conditions
  • Adept at measuring, marking and cutting gypsum, plaster, fiber and composite boards for false ceiling and drywall installation 
  • Well-versed in fixing the drywall board with fasteners for installing drywall sheets on walls 
  • 6-8 weeks of training as Assistant False Ceiling & Drywall Installer ​
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Normal literacy of reading, writing and understanding 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
​Schools across India​
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Helper → Assistant False Ceiling and Drywall Installer → False Ceiling and Drywall Installer  Senior Installer  Process Supervisor → Process Manager

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 18,000 to Rs 20,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
  • Generally, 18 months of site experience in same occupation is required for non-trained worker
  • Generally, 9 months of site experience as a certified Helper Interior Finishes is required for trained worker​​
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Organizations involved in c​​​ivil construction work 
  • ​Construction companies 
KEYWORDS 
  • Ceiling ​​Installer
  • Drywall Installer​
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
​NCO 2015​​​​7123.0111​Assistant False Ceiling and Drywall Installer
ISCO 20087123Plasterers
NIC 200843302​​Interior completion such as ceilings, wooden wall coverings, movable partitions etc. ; Laying of parquet and other wood floor coverings, carpets and linoleum, wallpaper; tiling with ceramic, concrete or cut stone ceramic
etc.
QP Reference CON/Q1103 Assistant False Ceiling and Dryw​all Installer​
NSQFLevel 2​​Not available
REFERENCES 
1 http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Assistant_False_Ceiling_&_Dry_Wall_Installer.pdf
2 http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-7.pdf
4http://www.quikr.com/jobs/required-fals-ceeling-expert-in-bangalore-bangalore-W0QQAdIdZ282063428​
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