Brick and Stone Masons

(NOC 7281)

What do Brick and Stone Masons do?

Brick and stone masons lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, and similar materials to construct / restore walls, foundations, fireplaces, and other structures in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional construction. They may also build patios, garden walls, and other decorative installations.

How to become: Brick and Stone Masons

You usually need a high school diploma. To gain trade certification, you must finish a two- to four-year apprenticeship, depending on your area of work, or have a combination of three or four years' experience and high school, college or industry courses. You may need trade certification to work in your province / territory or on federal projects. Qualified bricklayers, concrete finishers, and lathers may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country. Many recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 1 in 5 has a trade / vocational certificate or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Brick and Stone Masons

Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Brick and Stone Mason Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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