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Why Masonry/Bricklaying?

Program @ A Glance:

  • Construction Block & Brick Walls
  • Creating Ornamental Masonry
  • Installing Natural or Cultured Stone
  • Laying Ceramic Tile
  • Pouring Concrete


In Depth:

Masonry/Bricklaying is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the laying and/or setting of brick, concrete block, glass block, hard tile, marble and related materials using trowels, levels, hammers, chisels, and other hand tools.

Instruction in this trade includes learning skills involved in the cutting, chipping and laying of brick and concrete block, the mixing and spreading of mortar and other bonding agents. As a student, you will learn to use such tools as trowel, jointers, hammers, levels, gauge line, and squares. Training will also be given in measuring distances from reference points and marking guidelines on working surfaces so the student can lay out their work. Knowledge of mortar, cement, and other bonding agents is important to workers in this skilled trade.