Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Residential Masonry I, 2009

1.) Apply safety rules, regulations, and procedures for residential masonry construction.

2.) Interpret residential masonry plans and drawings.

3.) Demonstrate requirements for construction of various types of residential foundations.

4.) Compare types of walls in residential buildings, including basic structure and function.

5.) Identify the location and function of control joints and expansion joints.

6.) Identify rules and regulations relative to masonry construction.

7.) Construct various types of walls using reinforcement, jointing, and bonding techniques.

8.) Identify various types of masonry arches.

9.) Construct semicircular and jack arches.

10.) Demonstrate techniques for installing masonry around windows, doors, and other openings.

11.) Demonstrate techniques used to construct bracing, including pilasters.

12.) Identify various types of insulation used with masonry construction.

•  Describing installation techniques for insulation with masonry construction
13.) Identify techniques used to eliminate moisture problems in various types of masonry construction.

14.) Describe steps for setting up and maintaining elevated workstations.

15.) Demonstrate the operation of material handling and hoisting equipment used with elevated workstations.

16.) Describe safety requirements and guidelines employed in elevated and high-rise construction.

17.) Describe scaffold positioning and laying techniques for masonry construction.

18.) Discuss industry standards for quality control and inspection of residential masonry construction.

19.) Determine materials and supplies needed for a residential masonry construction project.