Masonry Level 1 Trainee Guide, 4th edition

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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: Introduction to Masonry, Masonry Tools and Equipment, Measurements, drawings, and Specifications, Mortar and Masonry units and Installation Techniques.


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Table of contents

All of the modules listed below are included in the Trainee and Instructor Guide(s). The following ISBN and pricing information is for ordering individual modules only.

Introduction to Masonry (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377930-1
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377936-3
(Module 28101-13) Provides information about basic masonry materials, tools, techniques, and safety precautions; explains how to mix mortar by hand and lay masonry units; and describes the skills, attitudes, and abilities of successful masons.

Masonry Safety (15 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377931-8
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377937-0
(Module 28106-13) Describes how to identify the common causes of accidents and the hazards associated with masonry tools, equipment, mortar, and concrete. Provides information on using personal protective equipment, working safely from elevated surfaces, properly using masonry tools and equipment, and handling masonry materials safely.

Masonry Tools & Equipment (15 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377932-5
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377939-4
(Module 28102-13) Describes a variety of hand tools, measuring tools, mortar equipment, power tools and equipment, and lifting equipment that masons use on the job, and explains how to use these tools correctly and safely. Provides instructions for assembling and disassembling scaffolds.

Measurements, Drawings, and Specifications (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377933-2
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377940-0
(Module 28103-13) Reviews the calculation of distances and areas common in masonry work, describes the information found on residential construction drawings, and explains the role of specifications, standards, and codes.

Mortar (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377934-9
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377941-7
(Module 28104-13) Explains the types and properties of mortar and the materials used in the mixture, including admixtures; provides instructions for mixing mortar by machine; and describes how to properly apply and store mortar.

Masonry Units and Installation Techniques (60 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377935-6
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-377942-4
(Module 28105-13) Describes characteristics of block and brick; how to set up, lay out, and bond block and brick; how to cut block and brick; how to lay and tool block and brick; and how to clean block and brick once they have been laid. Provides information about masonry reinforcements and accessories used to lay block and brick professionally and safely.

Published by Pearson (November 26th 2013) - Copyright © 2014