Masonry and Tile Setting

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Mr. Tim Lavoie and Mr. Dave Collins

Career Program Description

Throughout the Masonry and Tile Setting program students learn the fundamentals of masonry for construction and landscaping. Included is art of laying brick, block, glass block, and stone, along with pouring concrete and tile setting. Through a series of projects, Students will have hands-on experience constructing segmented retaining walls and installing concrete pavers, building chimneys, designing and installing brick and stone facing, decorative stone and concrete, as well as various floors and walks using stone, slate, brick, tile or pavers. Working with the Massachusetts Building Codes, reading blueprints, creating proposals and working on team projects both in our labs and off-campus provide students with hands-on masonry experience.

Career Paths

  • Local 3 Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen Apprenticeship
  • Mason
  • Mason Tender
  • Mason Contractor
  • Salesperson
  • Concrete finisher
  • Tile Setter
  • Plasterer

Related Activities

  • Massachusetts Trowel Trades Association


  • Massachusetts Trowel Trades Annual competition
  • SkillsUSA competition
  • Open house