Mason (Block Laying and Plastering)

Mason (Block Laying and Plastering)
Introduction
Mason (Block laying and Plastering) prepares and lays building materials, including, brick, Blocks, Plastering (Roof & Walls), and constructs or repairs surfaces or structures. Working conditions include restricted movement, polluted environment, extreme temperatures, lifting or carrying heavy objects.

General Information
Course Industry:
Mason (Block Laying and Plastering)
Course duration:
240 credit hours (45 days)
Instructor:
Mr. Anwar-ul-Haq, Mr. Mubarak Ahmed Kiani
Prerequisites:
Middle or Matriculate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses
Course Fee:
10,000 PKR ($200)

Desire Learning Objective

This course will help you to

•   Employ essential devices, materials and supplies legitimately and properly, in keeping  
     with safe work hones as indicated in the private and ICI (modern, business 
also,
    institutional) stone work segments.

•  Solve essential stone work issues through examination and the utilization of science
    
also, other critical thinking instruments and procedures.

•  Communicate with directors and collaborators as a viable brick work exchanges
    colleague.

•   Interpret the vital components of pertinent codes, arrangements and particulars in
     the development 
of ventures.

•  Work in consistence with the acknowledged standards and practices of the
    workmanship business 
at an essential exchange level.

•  Explain the interrelationships between development exchanges and different
   controls including 
the design, auxiliary, mechanical, electrical, and structural building
   disciplines. 

 

Instructional Techniques

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:

Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training:  Half an hour daily           (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                      One (01) hour daily           (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                                                    Six (06) hour daily           (65%) 

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

Introduction to Masonry

Introduction

  •          safety rules & Work responsibilities
  •          Trade terminology
  •           concrete’s  Characteristics
  •          Materials and processes used in the masonry

Trade Math                                                                                  

  •         learn Linear measurement
  •         Learn Ratios and proportions
  •         Learn and apply Rule of 6-8-10
  •         normal vs. actual trade sizes
  •         Learn Area and volume measurements
  •         Learn  Level, plumb and square

Utilizing Flatwork Hand devices

  •          Trowels
  •          Wood and Steel planner
  •          hammer and chisel
  •          plumb bob and level
  •          Concrete saws
  •          Tile Cutter
  •          Tile Cutting Machine
  •          Edgers, jointers

Mortar

  •          Material used for mortar
  •          Ratio of Material
  •          Preparation and Mixing of Mortar

Plastering

  •          Using the tools for the job correctly
  •          Applying your first coat render to block walls with a scratch finish
  •          Applying plaster by using the correct method and system
  •          Obtaining a smooth professional and polished finish

Brick and Block Lying

  •          Identification and use of Brick and Block
  •          Dimension of Brick and Block
  •          Preparation of surface prior application
  •          Layout as per required
  •          Joint, Corners and Layers

Layout of Site

  •         Know about reference markers, pins, hubs
  •         Batter boards
  •         Squaring (rule of 6-8-10)

Learn Transit and Builder's Level

  •          Shooting grades
  •          layout of right-angle
  •          Linear measurement

Foundations

  •         Learn about Footing requirements
  •         Know Stepped footings
  •         What is Rebar and A-bolts
  •         Know about Screeds and forms