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Bricklaying Apprenticeship Outcomes

  • Proper use of hand and power tools
  • Laying up plain brick work, straight wall work and veneers
  • Building arches, piers, columns, corners and quoins
  • Laying up cement block units to include plain/decorative, regular or lightweight in all positions
  • Spreading mortar on all positions and in all units, buttering, bonding, typing, anchoring and re-enforcing
  • Laying out all types of block walls: veneer, curtain, and load bearing foundations
  • Reading of blue print and specifications
  • Fireproofing, including laying up party walls, fire walls, and plugging wall penetrations