Masonry and Plastering Trades

Tradespeople build and repair walls, foundations and other structures in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional construction. They may also build sidewalks, roads, patios, garden walls, and work with such materials as concrete, stone, tile, plaster or drywall. These occupations include: bricklayers, concrete finishers, restoration masons, tile setters, plasterers and lathers.


  • High school diploma.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship.