National Center for Construction Education & Research
The study of masonry is one of the world’s oldest and most respected crafts. Masonry construction existed for thousands of years. The remains of stone buildings date back 15,000 years, and the earliest manufactured bricks unearthed by archaeologists are more than 10,000 years old. These bricks were made of hand-shaped, dried mud. Among the most well known works of masons are the pyramids of ancient Egypt and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
NCCER’s three-level curriculum encompasses modules such as Mortar, Metalwork in Masonry, and Estimating.
Academic pre- and post-tests are created for secondary career and technical education. These tests are designed to be used as a diagnostic tool to gauge the trainee's knowledge gained during the course of academic instruction.
Successful completion of these tests will not result in an NCCER credential.
Pre- and Post-Test Information Sheet
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.
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Below is a list of subject matter experts for this craft: