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Professional Experience: Mason for over 35 years and owns a masonry business (Campanile Construction)
Certified teacher since 2004
|Summarizing the program...........
Students learn to construct interior and exterior walls, columns, doorways, window openings, fireplaces, chimneys, foundations, patios, and sidewalks from brick, concrete block and stone. They learn to mix/ spread mortar, set-up scaffolding, read blueprints and plans, and estimate materials needed for a project. Students are also trained to lay-out buildings on footings and establish grades using a surveying transit. Students also create stonework & explore tile installation. Masonry is associated with the ABC apprenticeship program. Upon completion of the program, students are qualified for full-time employment in the construction field.
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Masonry Program Video
CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC Video
Why do students come to CCCTC?
Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major. This program puts you in touch with state of the art technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)
Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day. After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)
Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)
What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?
Major Units of Study
- Brick Veneering
- Building Block Leads or Corners
- Chimneys and Fireplaces
- Foundations and Footings
- Masonry Supports and Bearings
- Steps and Brick Paving
- Stone Work
Getting started on your career path takes skills. Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)
At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job. We emphasize professionalism in each program. (more)
How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?
OUR program is certified by NCCER........so STUDENTS can become CERTIFIED
National certification is available in NCCER and ABC Construction (more) as well as OSHA.
Our school partners with colleges......SO OUR STUDENTS CAN EARN COLLEGE CREDITS
College Credits can be earned AT CCCTC through articulation agreements:
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Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.
If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!
OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!! Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)
- Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded
- Accuracy to perform repeated actions precisely
- Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you (safety)
- Dependability and strong work ethic
- Excellent communication and social skills
- Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
- Hand and eye coordination
- Manual dexterity
- Manipulate tools in a safe and precise manner.
- Must be able to work independently or as a team
- Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time, climb, and lift
- Professional behavior
- Strong math skills and problem solving skills
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS. See what you need to apply. For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)
How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?
ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC
Transportation is provided to and from your home high school. (there are some exceptions such as community based internship) Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school. (more)
PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)
CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES
SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM
This program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year. (more)
SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION
See Program of Studies for most up to date information.
Different career paths that all start with the Masonry program
CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...)
ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)
TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)
- Building Contractor
- Building Site Manager
- Construction./Building Inspector
- Masonry Contractor
- Renovation Specialist
- Small Business Owner
- Stone Mason
- Terrazzo workers and finishers
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)
- Construction Management
- Project manager
Check Out These Career Sites:
ONET O-Net's Masonry Page
OOH Occupational Outlook Handbook
Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!
What do PROFESSIONALS say about CCCTC?
(Don't just take our word for it)
Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market. A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.
Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution. Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry. (more)