Masonry and Tile Setting

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Mr. Tim Lavoie and Mr. Dave Collins

Career Program Description

Masonry and Tile Setting Students learn the fundamentals of masonry for construction and landscaping. Included is the art of laying brick, concrete block, glass block, and stone. Students also pour concrete and set tile. Through a series of projects, students will have hands-on experience constructing segmented retaining walls, installing concrete pavers, building chimneys, designing and installing brick, stone facing, decorative stone, and concrete, as well as various floors and walks using stone, slate, brick, tile or pavers. In theory, students learn technical theory, blueprint reading, estimating and the use of appropriate power equipment are also included. Students in grades 11 and 12 participate in the outside project program working on projects in the community.

Career Paths 

  • Mason/Bricklayer
  • Mason Tender
  • Mason Contractor
  • Sales
  • Concrete Finisher
  • Tile Setter
  • Plasterer
  • Estimator
  • Stone Mason
  • Hard Scaper
  • Masonry Foreman

Certifications

  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction
  • RAMSET Powder Activated Fastener License

Industry Partnerships

  • Massachusetts Trowel Trades Association
  • New England Concrete
  • Manufacturer Association
  • Local 3 Bricklayers
  • Allied Craftsmen Apprenticeship Program
  • SkillsUSA

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