NWCOC’s masonry program is a series of training modules divided into three levels. Curriculum is modular in format, competency-based and includes written and performance evaluations. Students will be trained in the proper use of masonry tools and equipment, layout and setup, spreading mortar, cutting brick and block, laying to the line, making corners, tooling joints as well as residential and commercial applications.
Students who complete all three levels of this curriculum and obtain three years of on-the-job experience will qualify as a journey-level mason anywhere in the nation.
The Mason program is authorized to train apprentices. Some course modules may be required and others may be offered as electives. Learn more about NWCOC’s Apprentice Brick Mason program .