Masonry Trades


Do you dream of building a structure with your own two hands or restoring historical buildings? Check out training in masonry! Brickmasons, blockmasons and stonemasons use bricks, concrete blocks and natural stones to build attractive, durable surfaces and structures. These craft professionals have created buildings, walls and roads for thousands of years and will continue to do so long into the future.


Masons assist in building layout, framing, sheathing, and roofing structures; use equipment and tools properly and safely to perform basic construction tasks; lift and place bricks weighing approximately 5 pounds hundreds of times per day; lift and place blocks weighing 24 to 55 pounds hundreds of times per day; correct any safety hazards and communicate to the foreman; tear down, rebuild, and point chimneys, and cut openings into walls, ceilings, and floors constructed of masonry materials. Must possess a strong work ethic, dependability, and basic math skills.

Education Options:

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program