This knowledge-based Masonry Course teaches the basics of the masonry and tiling trades. Students will learn from a professional brick mason and tile setter currently working in the field, how to build a block wall, a brick wall, brick paving designs, brick walkway and planter box repair; as well as setting tile on floors, countertops and walls.
The Masonry Course prepares an individual for entry-level employment in the masonry and tiling trade in positions such as Mason’s Helper, and Assistant Tile Setter (SOC 47-3011 Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, US Department of Labor) and for entry-level positions that involve masonry and tile work classified as General Maintenance and Repair Technician (SOC 49-9071 US Department of Labor).
Course includes: 10 Instruction Hours • 25 Study Hours • Self-paced—completed within 1 to 12 Months • No Prerequisites • Certificate in Masonry Theory • Distance education—delivered by video instruction with instructor support available by email or phone. Online exam only—no hands-on skills assessment. Complete course syllabus available.