Cement Masonry Program
Area of Study: Applied Industrial Technology (Cement Masonry) Apprenticeship Program
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Industrial Technology with a concentration in Cement Masonry
Students must be currently working in a registered apprenticeship program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
The apprenticeship program prepares the student to earn a journey-level status in Cement Masonry, as well as an Associate of Applied Science Degree. A 3-year apprenticeship emphasizes the skill set required to be a highly skilled craftsman. Cement Masonry is the art and craft of building with concrete. Masonry is one of the oldest construction trades. Masons apply their skills in building airport runways, bridges, commercial buildings and highways. The modern mason works closely with other craftsmen in construction projects. Much of the work is outdoors, requiring physical stamina, as well as strong organizational and mathematical skills.