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Introduction to Masonry - Revised

Learn about the history of masonry materials, tools, equipment, measurements and concrete masonry units.

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This free online Masonry Introduction course will teach you about the essential masonry tasks, such as the spreading of mortar, furrowing, buttering, and bricklaying. Masonry is the building of structures from individual units and with this online course, you will learn about the basic masonry units such as clay bricks, concrete blocks, and stone.
  • Duração

    1.5-3 Horas
  • Certificação

    Yes
  • Responsivo

    Yes
  • Publisher

    USAID
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Description

This free online course on Masonry will introduce you to the basic masonry units such as clay bricks, concrete blocks, and stone. You will learn the correct process for masonry work such as the spreading of mortar, furrowing, buttering, and bricklaying. Then, you will learn about the important terms associated with the profession such as a "course" - which is a horizontal layer of similar bricks or stones that are bonded with mortar - and "hearting" which is the interior portion of a wall between the facing and backing.

Furthermore, you will learn about the essential masonry hand tools and equipment, including the different types of trowels for leveling, spreading and shaping mortar or concrete, mortar hoes for achieving the right consistency when mixing water with dry ingredients, line stretchers for keeping lines straight vertically and horizontally, and more. You will also learn the importance of math skills to be able to accurately read masonry specifications and drawings.

This online course will be of great interest to all professionals who want to understand what the masonry trade encompasses and learn the basics of masonry. It will also be of interest to all learners who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of a mason's job. Enroll in this online course today and start learning about masonry construction, commonly used tools, equipment, and techniques.

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