Northern California Cement Masons Apprenticeship Program is designed
to prepare individuals for the Cement Masonry trade.
As an apprentice,
you will develop marketable job skills in a structured training
program while receiving an hourly wage and benefits. You will
learn cement masonry skills by working with an experienced journey-person
on-the-job and by attending supplemental related training classes.
You must be
at least eighteen (18) years of age, must be physically able to
perform the work of the trade, and must be able to read and write
English to apply to the Northern California Cement Masons Apprenticeship
It takes the
combined efforts of Labor, Management, Government and the Department
of Education to create a training program that will keep up with
today’s hands-on practice. That’s exactly what we
Means On-The-Job Training
You will learn
new skills by working on-the-job with experienced Journey-level
Cement Masons. You will master the tools of the trade with hands-on
practice. Daily, you will build new skills and get paid as you
Means Professional Instruction
of concrete are explored during formal classroom instruction.
History of Labor and Management, First Aid, Safety, Math
and Builder’s Level are all a part of the program. However,
class work is not limited to theory alone. As an apprentice, you
will refine your finishing skills under the personal guidance
of an Instructor.
take three years to complete and is divided into six (6) periods,
consisting of a total of 4,200 on-the-job training and 432 related
hourly wage for an apprentice is currently set at 65% of the journey-level
wage rate. As you advance from each period to the next, your hourly