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Masonry Level 3 Trainee Guide, Binder, 3rd Edition

Masonry Level 3 Trainee Guide, Binder, 3rd EditionPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Feb 28, 2006 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-109170-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-109170-2

Student/Retail Price: $144.00

Institutional/Business Price: $108.00

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  • Description
  • Table of Contents

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Masonry in High-Rise Construction, Specialized Materials and Techniques, Repair and Restoration, Commercial Drawings, Estimating, Site Layout—Distance Measurment and Leveling and Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader.


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Table of Contents

28301-05 Masonry in High-Rise Construction (17.5 Hours)

Describes the activities involved in organizing and implementing the construction of high-rise buildings. Focuses on the masonry construction techniques used in high-rise construction. Emphasizes safety and logistics.


28302-05 Specialized Materials and Techniques (60 Hours)

Describes the many specialized materials and techniques used in the masonry trade. Covers properties and work requirements for such materials as natural and cultured stone, acid brick, refractory brick, structural tile, and glass block. Presents techniques for working under cold- and hot-weather conditions and explains construction of various types of masonry sound barriers.


28303-05 Repair and Restoration (15 Hours)

Explains the most common problems that appear in masonry structures and describes various techniques that can be used to repair them, including tuckpointing, brick replacement, crack sealing, waterproofing, and stain removal.


28304-05 Commercial Drawings (12.5 Hours)

Provides information about the format and content of commercial drawings and their use in conveying specific construction requirements. Describes the standard format for specifications.


28305-05 Estimating (25 Hours)

Covers the basic procedures for doing takeoffs and estimating quantities of masonry material and accessories. Several different methods are described, including coursing, square foot, rule of thumb, and table methods. Describes computer-based estimating aids.


28306-05 Site Layout—Distance Measurment and Leveling (22.5 Elective Hours)

Covers the principles, equipment, and methods used to perform the site layout task of distance measurement and differential leveling. Also covers information about the layout responsibilities of surveyors, field engineers, and masons; understanding and using site/plot plan drawings; and methods used for on-site communication.


28307-05 (MT101) Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader (16 Hours)

Covers basic project planning and scheduling techniques as well as coordination and communication of work assignments to masonry work crews and other trades and crafts. Also describes project setup and materials purchasing requirements.

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