Masonry CE Certificate (16-Week)
This is a 16-week program.
The masonry specialization leads to a continuing education certificate of completion.
This program provides continuing education units, not college credits.
This program requires a 6.5 E.A. score or a G.E.D./H.S.
MBST-1007. Masonary I. (0 Credits)
Introduction to masonry including safety, tools and equipment, masonry materials, theory, terminology, federal and state guidelines, building plans, mortar mixing and spreading. Emphasis on the fundamentals of laying bricks and block.
MBST-1009. Masonry II. (0 Credits)
A continuation of Masonry I with emphasis on hands-on applications of masonry concepts and theories. The student will apply masonry concepts and theories; identify, use, and maintain tools and equipment; calculate, mix, and spread mortar, lay brick, block, and/or rock; and perform plastering operations.
MBST-2007. Masonry III. (0 Credits)
Develop the ability to lay brick or blocks to the line, straight leads, build corners, and construct piers.
MBST-2009. Masonry IV. (0 Credits)
A continuation of Masonry III including practical applications of masonry theories and skills using plain and reinforced mortars.
MBST-2047. Masonry V. (0 Credits)
Theory and application of special masonry construction. Includes material, labor and cost estimations, bond patterns, fireplaces, arches and lintels, tying into walls, and laying of masonry materials.
MBST-2049. Masonry VI. (0 Credits)
A continuation of Advanced Masonry V including practical application of special masonry construction, theories, and skills using plain and reinforced mortars. The student will perform cost estimation for labor and materials; design and layout bond patterns; calculate requirements and mix mortar; lay brick and block to specifications; lay out and construct fireplaces, arches, and lintels; use masonry tools and equipment; and tie into walls.