Masonry


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Instructor:

Matt Wentworth

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Masonry

Masonry


Description:

The Masonry program is designed to instruct students in the different aspects of masonry. Students learn shop and job safety practices and procedures while developing the skills of design and layout. Projects such as fireplaces, steps, planters and more will be done using brick, block, dry stone and decorative precast concrete. Students receive related instruction in blueprint reading, layout work, measurement, sketching, and estimating. Students who complete the program can further their education or enter into the workforce as a mason tender, bricklayer, contractor, tile setter and more.

Curriculum:

Masonry Tools and Equipment

Measurements, Drawings, Specifications

Mortar

Masonry Units

Installation Techniques

National Standards: 

HBI: Home Builders Institute

NAHB: National Association of Home Builders

Certifications:

Forklift

OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10-Hour Safety

College Credit:

N/A 

Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Career Prep

Math

Prerequisites:

Academic:

Ability to use and perform basic arithmetic skills including: fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, multiplication and division.

Ability to interact with text at 9th grade reading level (including technical documents).

Technical:

Commitment to safe behavior in the shop.

Possess manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination.

Ability to be self directed and maintain attention to detail.

Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others.

Ability to work safely around and with dangerous equipment including forklifts, backhoes, and front end loaders.

Ability to lift, carry and manipulate heavy materials.

Ability to climb ladders, staging and handle heights.

Ability to actively participate on the shop floor including sustained periods of mobility.