The Plaisterers’ Company commitment to support training has received a further impetus with the awarding of Master Plaisterer certificates and the launch of the 2013 Plaisterers’ Training Awards.

At a ceremony in the historic Tallow Chandlers’ Hall two further Master Plaisterer certificates and an Associate’s certificate were presented. Details of how to become a Master Plaisterer or an Associate may be obtained from the Clerk of the Plaisterers’ Company, by emailing

Plaisterers’ Training Awards 2013 application forms for the ‘National and Regional College Awards’ and the ‘Student of the Year Award’ are now available. Full information has been sent to training colleges throughout the UK, and for the first time there will be a separate award for colleges in Northern Ireland. Details about the trophies and prizes, together with the application forms, can be found at

Sponsors for the 2013 Awards are British Gypsum, Formula, the Hadley Group and the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers Charitable Trust.