Masonry

COURSE BENEFITS

For this course you will be able to;


Identify different techniques in masonry.


Identify and use appropriate tools to perform specific tasks.


Build brick and block work.


Carry out RCC works.


Build foundation.


Identify basic measuring tools used by brick masons.


Read a tape to the nearest fraction of an inch.


Distinguish between modular and standard brick spacing rules.


Describe procedures for reading modular and standard brick spacing rules.


Measure objects.


Lay out and mark course height on a story pole, using a modular spacing rule.


Lay out and mark course height on a story pole, using a standard brick spacing rule.


List ingredients used in mortars and state factors to consider when mixing mortar.


Wall filling and plastering techniques


Amongst many other inclusions subject to importance with respect to the course.