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    MASONRY PROGRAM
     
     

    46.0101  MASON/MASONRY

    (PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)

     

    The Masonry Program 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.  The masonry curriculum combines classroom and practical learning experience including projects. The Program consists of a list of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.

     

    Specialized Equipment:

    Related Occupations /Employment Opportunities:

    Personal Qualifications:

    Trowels

    Levels

    Hammers and

       Chisels

    Jointers

    Diamond Blade

       Saws

    Spacing Rulers

    Mortar Mixers

    Hydraulic Cutters

    Bull Floats

    Brickmasons and

       Blockmasons

    Tile and Marble Setters

    Segmental Pavers

    Cement Mason and Concrete

       Finishers

    First-line Supervisors and

       Managers/Supervisors-

       Construction Trade Workers

    Ability to Work

       Independently and in

        a Team

    Creativity

    Patience

    Communication Skills

     
     
    CAREERS:
     

    Brickmasons and Blockmasons

    Stonemasons

    Tile and Marble Setters

    Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and

        Tile and Marble Setters

     

     

    Certifications available to qualified students:
     

    Industry Certification

    Provider Name

    CareerSafe/OSHA

    Texas Engineering Extension Service

    Pennsylvania Builders Association Skills Certificate

    Pennsylvania Builders Association