Brick Mason
 

Program Description: The Brick, Block, and Stone Masonry program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to lay brick, block, and/or stone. Included is instruction in laying out and/or spacing bonds; determining vertical and horizontal alignment of courses using gauges, plumb‐bobs, and levels; and cutting, notching, and shaping blocks, bricks, and stone to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, and fireplaces.

  • College Credit Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • A.A.S. Degree

BBT 1313 – TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND SAFETY - This course is designed to give the student experience in the use and care of tools and equipment along with the safety procedures used in the masonry trade. (3 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)

BBT 1115 BRICK AND BLOCK LAYING - This course is designed to give the student experience in laying brick and block. (5 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 6 hr. lab)

BBT 1215 MASONRY CONSTRUCTION - This course is designed to give the student experience in various types of walls, finishing, and masonry construction techniques. (5 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 6-hr. lab)

BBT 1223 MASONRY MATH, ESTIMATING AND BLUEPRINT READING - This course is designed to give the student experience in calculations, estimating, and blueprint reading. (3 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)

BBT 1425 ADVANCED BLOCK LAYING - This course is designed to give the student experience in laying block columns, piers, and various walls. (5 sch. 1 hr. lecture, 8 hr. lab)

BBT 1525 ADVANCED BRICK LAYING - This course is designed to give the student advanced experience in brick columns, piers, and various walls. (5 sch. 2 hr. lectures, 6 hr. lab)

BBT 1623 CHIMNEY AND FIREPLACE CONSTRUCTION - The student will gain advanced experiences in layout and construction of chimneys, fireplaces, and refractory masonry piers, and various walls. (3 sch. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hr. lab)

BBT 1723 ARCH CONSTRUCTION--Students will gain advanced experiences in layout and construction of steps, arches, and brick floors. (3 sch: 2-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

BBV 1823 STEPS, PATIOS, AND BRICK FLOORS—Students will gain advanced experiences in layout and construction of steps, patios, and brick floors, (3 sch: 2-hr. lecture, 2-hr. lab)

BBT 2112 REPAIR & RESTORATION - The student will gain experience in the repair and restoration of brick and masonry structures. (2 sch: 1hr. lecture, 2 lab)

BBT 2123 LEADERSHIP PREPAREDNESS - The student will gain experience in job skills, leadership, safety, and project control from a management perspective (3 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 2 hr.lab)

DDT 1213--CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS--A course designed to familiarize the student with the physical properties of the materials generally used in the erection of a structure, with a brief description of their manufacture. (3 sch: 2 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab)

DDT 2243—COST ESTIMATING-- Preparation of material and labor quantity surveys from actual working drawings and specifications (3 sch: 2-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

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