Courses of Study


Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Masonry in High-Rise Construction, 2009

1.) Apply safety rules, regulations, and procedures related to high-rise construction.

2.) Apply safety guidelines related to high-rise construction.

3.) Demonstrate block and brick construction techniques employed in high-rise construction.

4.) Explain all-weather construction techniques for masonry in high-rise construction.

5.) Demonstrate construction techniques for masonry walls and other stone building surfaces.

6.) Classify various materials such as glass block, acid brick, and refractory brick.

7.) Recognize signs of deterioration in masonry structures.

8.) Describe causes of efflorescence, cracking, and faulty mortar joints.

9.) Explain procedures for preventing and correcting efflorescence, cracking, and faulty mortar joints.

10.) Explain procedures for preventing and correcting water damage in basements due to masonry design.

11.) Recognize the difference between commercial and residential masonry drawings.

12.) Identify basic keys, abbreviations, and other references contained in a set of commercial masonry drawings.

13.) Explain procedures for calculating costs associated with high-rise masonry construction.

14.) Explain inspection procedures used for masonry high-rise construction projects.