Advanced Cement Masonry
Expertly smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, and curbs. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters. Patch voids and use saws to cut expansion joints using a variety of hand and power tools.
Students in Advanced Cement Masonry are trained in the following subject areas:
- Building a brick lead
- Laying a block lead
- General safe practices
- Sustainable management techniques, especially as they relate to construction-phase
- LEED points targeted for their projects
Before entering the program, students must:
- Complete Job Corps' basic Cement Masonry career technical training program.
- 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.
- Complete a successful phone, in-person, or videoconference interview.
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.
While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
- Attention to detail
- Physical endurance
- Problem-solving skills
Advanced Cement Masonry Numbers to Know
National average earning potential for this career
Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.
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