Bricklaying (ABC)

Program Name: 
Bricklaying Apprentice (ABC)

Bricklayers build walls and structures using bricks, concrete blocks, and mortar. The work varies in complexity, from laying a simple masonry walkway to installing an ornate exterior on a high-rise building. Trade tasks include laying of bricks; pointing, cleaning, water-proofing and cutting of brick walls, fireproofing; construction of arches; setting of stone trimmings; cutting, laying and pointing of ashlar, rubble, etc.; laying of artificial stone, glass blocks terra cotta and insulation; cutting, laying and pointing of cement blocks and glazed tiles; and erection of precast panels.

Median Salary After Completion: 
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
Training Details: 

3-year training
4,280 hours
400 hours paid instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Classroom training includes blueprint reading, mathematics, layout work and sketching

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, or 16 and 17 years of age with parental/guardian consent.
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation


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