The Masonry Apprenticeship program provides work experience that covers a wide range of skills that vary depending on structure types, types of bond laid and kinds of materials used. The so-called "Trowel Trades" include bricklaying, stone laying, plastering, marble masonry, tile laying, terrazzo working and cement finishing.
A mason lays brick and/or other types of masonry to construct foundations, walls, fireplaces, smokestacks, arches and similar structures; ability to do specialized and intricate masonry work such as refractory brick in chimneys and line furnaces, build glass walls and lay out and build ornate arches, fences and fireplaces.
- Block laying
- Cement Finishing
- Tile setting