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Bricklayer Masonry

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Description

Job Corps’ Bricklayer Masonry program is a Trainee, Pre-Apprentice program offered through Home Builders Institute (HBI).

Career Details

Skills

Students in Bricklayer Masonry are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Learn how to lay and bind building materials, such as brick and concrete, with mortar or other substances to repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures
  • Measure distances from reference points and marking guidelines
  • Properly construct corners and arches

Career Options

Career Options

Most Brick Masonry Job Corps graduates go to work as brick masons or block masons for private companies or for a public works organization. On the job, you will be expected to display physical strength, attention to detail, and focus, and have steady hands and fingers. 

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:

  • Attention to detail
  • Focus
  • Physical strength
  • Steady hands and fingers

Bricklayer Masonry Numbers to Know

$35K

National average earning potential for this career

18+

Months needed to complete career training

0

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