Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Loc. 5 > Apprenticeship
B.A.C Apprenticeship & Training Programs provide training for union members. The programs are registered with the U.S. Department of Labor governed by a Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (J.A.T.C.) made up of both Labor and Management. Local, Regional, and National Training Centers are available to serve the needs of our members and signatory contractors.
We Provide Training for the following crafts:
Bricklaying is the oldest and most highly respected of the construction trades. A bricklayer is a skilled craftperson, who using their talents and training is able to properly position masonry units of all types such as, brick, block, stone, granite, glass block, and precast materials to create efficient, beautiful buildings and other structures.
Refractory work requires the bricklayer to install a variety of fire brick. Training is also provided to apply gunite to various refractory materials of all types of manufacturing and refining facilities.
POINTER, CAULKER, CLEANER (PCC)
PCC is probably the most diversified trade in the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union. A Pointer or Tuckpointer removes and replaces morter between masonry units. The Cleaner aspect is the cleaning of all masonry surfaces. A Caulker applies sealants to expansion joints in new and old buildings.
TILE, MARBLE AND TERRAZZO
Tile, marble and terrazzo add great beauty and permanence to construction projects where they are used. To combine such skilled craftwork and artistry requires specialized training. The recently updated Tile curriculum is the result of months of study and research, proficing a training course for this craft.
Blue Print Reading
Welding & Cutting
Grout & Reinforced Masonry Certification
IMI Refractory Familiarization
PRE-JOB TRAINING BOOT CAMP
Consisting of twelve continuous weeks of practical training and exercise with the intent of expose potential apprenticeship candidates to the basics of the trade.