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Classes

Mandatory training classes are held year-round. These classes will improve your knowledge of the Cement Masonry trade, its history and the skills you're gaining on-the-job.

>  Industry Orientation
>  Production & History of Cement
>  Workplace Safety & Health (First Aid/CPR)
>  Forming, Hand & Special Tools
>  Small Engine Operation & Maintenance
>  Fundamental Math, Measuring & Estimating
>  Leveling & Transits
>  Site Layout
>  Concrete Ingredients
>  Designing Concrete Mixes
>  Specifications & Testing
>  Soil Conditions & Subgrade Preparation
>  Edge Forms on Grade
>  On Grade Curb and Curb & Gutter Forms
>  Screeds & Bulkheads
>  Placing & Leveling Concrete
>  Finishing Floors, Steps, Sidewalks & Patios
>  Power Screed & Trowel Machine Operations
>  Super Flat Floors
>  Pervious Concrete
>  Green Concrete Construction
>  Drives, Approaches, Curbs and Curb & Gutters
>  Joints in Concrete
>  Pavements
>  Curing & Protection
>  Shotcrete
>  Tilt-up Panels, Precast & Post Tensioned Concrete
>  Blueprint Reading
>  Surface Defects, Structural Repair & Grouting
>  Sealants, Epoxy Floors & Specialty Coatings
>  Underlayment/Overlayment
>  Structural Wrap
>  Exposed Aggregate Finishes
>  Decorative Sawcutting
>  Stenciling & Imprinting
>  Staining & Acid Etching
>  Abrasive Blasting
>  Polished Concrete



HOURS

CLASS HOURS: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

TRAINING LOCATIONS

  • Carpenters Training Center, 2350 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton, CA 94566
  • Cement Masons Training Center, 15825 Concord Circle, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
  • Central Learning Adult School Site, 2698 N. Brawley, Fresno, CA 93722
  • Northern California Construction Training, 1290 Carrie Street, West Sacramento, CA 95605
  • One Labor Plaza, 900 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001

FALL 2017

September 9
September 23
October 7
October 21
November 4
November 18

 

WINTER 2018

December 2
December 9
January 6
January 20
February 3
February 10

 

SPRING 2018

March 3
March 17
March 31
April 14
April 28
May 12

Apprentices are required to:
  • Attend a Mandatory Apprentice Orientation/Safety Course in June, July or August. Apprentices will be notified of the date by mail.
  • Purchase Cement Mason Curriculum.
  • Wear appropriate clothing to each class. Tank tops, shorts, open-toed and sport shoes are prohibited.
  • Bring hard hats and safety glasses to each class.
  • Bring all required tools to each class.
  • Bring classroom materials (texts, pen/pencil, etc.) to each class.
  • Bring work record books to each class for review.
Apprentices not prepared and/or unable to participate in related training classes will be sent home, receive an unexcused absence for the day and be cited to appear before the appropriate Sub-JATC.

Apprentices arriving late will be sent home, receive an unexcused absence for the day and be cited to appear before the appropriate Sub-JATC.

Downloadable Form: Hour & Wage Scale
Downloadable Form: Schedule of Classes, 2017-2018

Journeyperson Advancement Courses

At the Northern California Cement Masons JATC, we provide advancement courses for Cement Mason journeypersons to keep up with new techniques, materials, applications and technology. Keep your skills on the cutting edge. Contact your local union office to join a course.

>  Aerial Boomlift / Work Platform
>  Architectural Patching & Sacking
>  Confined Spaces
>  DISA Safety Orientation - DSOP (Refinery Certification) (formerly BATC) - upon proof of TWIC card
>  Epoxy, Epoxy Injection & Materials
>  First Aid/CPR
>  HAZMAT
>  Laser Screed
>  Lead Abatement
>  OSHA 10 / OSHA 30
>  Pervious Concrete
>  Plan Reading
>  Polished Concrete >  Structural Composites
>  Trowel Machines


Cement Masons Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee