Students will gain an understanding in areas such as job layout, mortar composition, and wall construction using brick, block, stone and concrete. This will be accomplished through class assignments, class discussion and practical application of skills learned in the major units of study which include: shop and job safety, blueprint reading, transit operation, masonry tools and equipment, general construction procedures, brick,block, stone, concrete construction, footings, and cost estimation of time, material, and labor. This program will prepare a student for entry-level employment in the masonry and construction fields.
Career OpportunitiesBrick Mason, Block Mason, Concrete Mason, Tile Mason, Stone Mason, Terazzo Mason, Restoration, Mason Tender, Estimator, Retail, Yard Worker- Material Delivery, Hardscape - Pavers, Retaining WallsPost-Secondary Education Opportunities-Union-Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local #3 NY (4 year Apprenticeship Program)-Alfred State College (Building Trades, Masonry)Articulation Agreement
School Credit Hours Course Name Course # Alfred State 2-4 Estimating 1 and Masonry 1 BLCT 1132 and BLCT 1142
Program of Study
9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade CTE Foundations - Construction Intro. to Construction and Design Masonry I Masonry II