Masonry

 
   
 


Masonry Program
"Helping Students FIT into the 21st Century"

Instructor: Darrell Fisher

 
 
    Students the the masonry program at Fayette Institute of Technology will be involved in various aspects of the masonry construction profession.
Sequence of courses:
 
  • Fundamentals of Masonry I
  • Advanced Masonry Procedure
  • Foundations and Footings
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Bricklaying
  • Advanced Bricklaying
  • Block & Rock Laying
  • Decorative Masonry

 

Articulation Agreement
 

  • WVUIT -3 credit hours in Civil Engineering Technology
 
Certification

 

  • F.I.T. Technical Career Education Certificate of Completion
  • NCCER National Registry

Curriculum

 

  • Introduction and orientation
  • Shop and job safety
  • Clay masonry materials
  • Concrete masonry units
  • Stone masonry
  • Masonry anchors, ties, and joint reinforcements
  • Tools of the trade
  • Concrete fundamentals
  • Laying masonry units
  • Foundations and basements
  • Brick veneer
 
Job Opportunities
 
  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Stone-mason
  • Concrete finisher
  • Mason's helper

Unique Opportunities

    A wide variety of on-the-job training opportunities are given to masonry students through projects done at the request of non-profit agencies. For example: students pour sidewalks and footers, build retaining and decorative walls, construct service buildings of block, brick, and concrete, build concrete, brick, and/or block bases for flag poles and signs, and do concrete repair.