MASN - Masonry Technology

Note:  Students interested in pursuing the Masonry program must be accepted into the Bricklayer's Union.  Contact Michelle Pawlak at 440-366-7737 or mpawlak@lorainccc.edu for information about LCCC's partnership with the Bricklayers Union.

MASN 141, BRICK LAYING I PART I 3 (5)

This course covers basic concepts of masonry bricklaying including labor history, construction management organization training, OSHA10 training part I, and introduction to trade tools and equipment.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 142, BRICK LAYING I PART II 3 (5)

This course covers basic applications of masonry bricklaying concepts and skills, including OSHA10 training part II, tools and equipment, mortar manipulation, and mixing mortar.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 151, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING I PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of basic masonry tile installation and finishing topics, including tile installation tools, grouting installation tools, tile dimensioning, tile cutting, and safety.

General Education: IN1, IN3, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 152, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING I PART II 3 (3)

This course covers part II of basic masonry tile installation and finishing topics, including waterproof membrane selection and installation, mortar setting, installation of mortar beds, use of adhesives, adhesive types, layouts, and shower flooring.

General Education: IN1, IN3, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 161, RESTORATION I PART I 3 (5)

This course covers basic masonry restoration topics, including pointing, and OSHA10 part I Certification.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 162, RESTORATION I PART II 3 (5)

This course covers part II of basic masonry restoration topics, including swing stage, fall projection, safety, and aerial lift.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 171, CEMENT FINISHING I PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of basic masonry cement finishing topics, including basic concrete technology, safety basics, review of masonry related mathematical applications, and water to cement ratio.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 172, CEMENT FINISHING I PART II 3 (5)

This course covers part II of basic masonry cement finishing topics, including cement properties, screening methods and technologies, placing tools, spreading tools and techniques, concrete mixing, and sub-grade reparation and reinforcement.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 241, BRICK LAYING II PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of intermediate masonry concepts and skills, including wall system components, penetration openings, and flashing certification.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 242, BRICK LAYING II PART II 3 (5)

This course covers part II of intermediate masonry concepts and skills, including reinforced masonry, grout certification, angled walls, and blueprint reading.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 243, BRICK LAYING III PART I 3 (5)

This course covers the first part of advanced masonry techniques, including installing radius walls, blueprint reading, elevation layout, masonry professions skill set requirements.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 244, BRICK LAYING III PART II 3 (5)

This course covers the second part of advanced masonry techniques, including battering brickwork, arches layout, building styles, and advanced arch layout and building.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 251, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING II PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of intermediate tile installing and finishing topics, including tile laying, saws, mixers, lasers, mortar tools, other tools, and cement product types.

General Education: IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 252, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING II PART II 3 (5)

This course covers intermediate tile installing and finishing topics, including crack isolation methods, types of backer boards, caulking types and tools, demolition and tile removal, and adhesive mixing.

General Education: IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 253, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING III PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of advanced masonry tile installing and finishing topics, including cleaning and sealing tiles.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 254, TILE SETTING AND FINISHING III PART II 3 (5)

This course covers advanced masonry tile installing and finishing topics, including advanced project layout details, water-proofing projects, floor and wall preparation, and safety applications.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 261, RESTORATION II PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of intermediate masonry restoration topics, including caulking preparation, types of caulk, safety.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 262, RESTORATION II PART II 3 (5)

This course covers part II of intermediate masonry restoration topics, including striking, material and surface preparation, lintel replacement and flashing, building with brick, brick replacement.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 263, RESTORATION III PART I 3 (5)

This course covers advanced masonry restoration topics, including history of masonry, masonry preservation, project assessment and reporting, infection control and risk assessment.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 264, RESTORATION III PART II 3 (5)

This course covers advanced masonry restoration topics, including advanced risk assessment techniques and tools, patching and pointing mortars, advanced Dutchman patching, advanced Terracotta and concrete repair.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 271, CEMENT FINISHING II PART I 3 (5)

This course covers part I of intermediate masonry cement finishing topics, including concrete forming and safety procedures.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 272, CEMENT FINISHING II PART II 3 (5)

This course covers part II of intermediate masonry cement finishing topics, including joint cutting, concrete edging, and safety procedures.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 273, CEMENT FINISHING III PART I 3 (5)

This course covers advanced masonry cement finishing topics, including joint location and types, joint control isolation and construction.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 274, CEMENT FINISHING III PART II 3 (5)

This course covers advanced masonry cement finishing topics, including floor flatness and levelness techniques, curb tools, curb instructions, box curb, and roll curb.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 285, MASONRY CROSS-TRAINING AND CAPSTONE PROJECT PART I 3 (5)

This course provides part I of cross-training for all masonry trades and a capstone experience. Topics covered include welding, foremen and supervisor training, repair mortar certification, concrete stamping, concrete flat broom finishing, steel troweling, and smooth finishing.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

MASN 286, MASONRY CROSS-TRAINING AND CAPSTONE PROJECT PART II 3 (5)

This course provides advanced cross-training for all masonry trades and a capstone experience. Topics covered include welding, foremen and supervisor training, repair mortar certification, concrete stamping, concrete flat broom finishing, steel troweling, and smooth finishing.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters