Stucco Worker

Stucco Worker

Profile of skills and competences

A stucco worker who has finished an apprenticeship and is thus the holder of a journeyman’s certificate is able to:

  • Unsupervised carry out the work assignments common in the fields of moulding, construction, urban renewal, building renovation and repair.

Range of occupations accessible to the holder of the certificate
A stucco worker builds or repairs stuccoes and other types of decorative ceiling and wall ornaments. Most stucco workers carry out restoration work on public buildings such as palaces and churches or on privately owned buildings.

In addition, stucco workers make bird baths and other types of garden furniture and decorations. Stucco work is a traditional craft and is still carried out without the use of machinery. Instead, stucco workers use tools like inch rules, hammers, putty knives, scrapers, etc.

Duration and mode of education and training
The total duration of the education and training programme 3 years and 9 months, with 35 weeks of formal education and training and 160 weeks of on-the-job training.

The Danish vocational education programmes are alternating programmes. This means the apprentice is alternately taught for a period at a school and for a period in an approved construction enterprise.

Level of certificate
The training programme is a vocational education programme which is placed in:
The Danish qualification framework for life-long learning at level: 4
European Qualification Framework (EQF) at level: 4



The education takes 4 years and 3 months

Additional information:
Prepractice: No
Secondary education:

The education and training described in this certificate gives access to continuing and further vocational education and training in Denmark.