BRICKLAYERS & ALLIED CRAFT WORKERS 4INKY APPRENTICESHIP
Start your Career as a Bricklayer!
Bricklayers that go through the apprenticeship program also receive an associates degree from Ivy Tech
Commonly Asked Questions
Question: AM I PAID FOR MY 8 WEEK PRE- APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING?
Answer: YES! You are PAID $350.00/week of your pre-apprenticeship training.
Question: HOW LONG AM I AN APPRENTICE?
Answer: 4YRS, while earning wages, benefits, & a pension-retirement.
Question: WHAT IF I HAVE EXPERIENCE?
Answer: We allow experienced bricklayers to take an Improver’s Test. This allows
experienced bricklayers the opportunity to test out of skill-levels they have mastered
prior to becoming an apprentice.
Hear from our bricklayers below!
TRAINING CENTER SITES
Vincennes Training Center
College of Technology
1002 North First Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
PRE-APPRENTICESHIP AND APPRENTICESHIP
256 hours of basic training (M-TH, 8 hrs/day, $350 /wk). Basic elements in the use of tools & fundamentals of brick and block laying. This 8-week/256hrs of training prepares pre-apprentices for field work as well as apprenticeship classes. Tools & materials are supplied. Pre-Apprenticeship includes paid training.
A four-year program which apprentices are paid while gaining the skills & knowledge of Masonry. Apprentices gain on the job training & experience along with classroom and shop time. Apprentice starting wage 50% of a journey-worker’s rate with wage increases every 750hrs of work. Once enrolled as an Apprentice, union membership & benefits are applied.