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Masonry

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Program Description:

Fireplaces, barbecue pits, steps, planters, and columns for lighting applications are only a few of the projects you’ll undertake in this exciting program. Design and layout of projects using brick, block, dry stone (wall construction), decorative pre-cast concrete, and repair of existing masonry structures are all part of the skills you’ll acquire. Students are instructed in shop and job safety practices and procedures. Students receive related instruction in blueprint reading, layout work, measurement, sketching, and estimating. 

 

Curriculum:

Masonry Tools & Equipment, Measurements, Drawings, Specifications, Motar, Masonry Units, Installation Techniques

 

Career Opportunities:

Mason

Mason Tender

Bricklayer

Contractor

Tile Setter 

 

Certifications:

OSHA 

Forklift

NOCTI

 

Business & Industry Partners:

Maine Masonry Company, Inc.

Lachance Brick Company

 

Requirements:

Long Pants

Boots

 

Brochure:

Masonry Brochure

 

Instructors

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Matt Wentwoth
Masonry

Position: Instructor – Masonry    Professional Credentials: Brick, Block, Stone, Concrete...  more Read more about Matt Wentwoth

 
 
 

196 Allen Avenue • Portland, ME 04103 • Phone: (207) 874-8165 • Fax: (207) 874-8170

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