Students must be currently working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. Bricklayers, stone masons and tile setters lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. The apprenticeship certificate recognizes student attaining journey level status at the completion of the technical studies. Student must attain journey level status before certificate is awarded.
Financial Assistance funds cannot be applied towards this program.
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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.
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Program Admission Requirements
- High School Diploma/GED
- Participants must be currently working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
- Listen, ask questions, and follow directions as a member of the crew in order to meet the task at hand.
- Exhibit pride of craftsmanship, plan/manage personal and professional life, and take opportunities to upgrade skills.
- Use appropriate personal protective equipment and fall protection to ensure a safe work environment in accordance with the OSHA standards.
- Apply knowledge of measurements, blueprint reading, materials, techniques, and tools to construct a structure in accordance with the architect and engineer’s specifications and design.
Suggested Semester Sequence
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|ATBL-1300||Basic Bricklaying Trade Skills||2|
|ATBL-1310||Bricklaying, Materials, Tools and Equipment||2|
|ATBL-1320||Basic Construction Drawings||1|
|ATBL-1370||Construction Trades Safety||1|
|ATCM-1330||Concrete Construction Equipment||2|
|ATBL-1340||Arch Construction I||2|
|ATBL-2120||Mortar Types and Identification||2|
|ATBL-2110||Concrete for Bricklaying||1|
|ATPT-2340||Bluepints II: Advanced Reading and Estimating||2|
|ATCM-1390||Basic Welding Skills||2|
|ATBL-2140||Introduction to Bricklayer Foreman||1|
|ATBL-2510||Advanced Brick-Block Construction||2|
|ATBL-2710||Advanced Bricklaying Skills||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|