Students learn everything from safety and materials preparation to rebar installation and block laying. The final portion of the class is a supervised practical application of the skill, building a 8’ section of block masonry wall. The course and its curriculum is taught in Creole. Students will be tested and graduates will be certified. This is an intensive, hands-on, 80 hour class taught in two (2) weeks.
Students are tested in three areas.
1) Written test
2) Practical Exam
3) Work ethic, interpersonal skills, leadership
Scores are averaged and students are required to pass with a 70% or higher in order to receive a certificate. Each certificate will indicate what level the student achieved.
The cost of this level 1 course, is $300 USD. A limited number of scholarships are available for qualified students.
If you are interested in participating in our next Level 1 class, sign-up for our email notifications. You will receive an email for all of our upcoming classes with further instructions. You may also look at our training calendar.
Students certified from Extollo with a Level 1 certificate will have gained core trade skills for employment. They still need continued experience practicing these newly found skills, but many are equipped to join an experienced crew in their certified trade and some will be ready to even start their own business.
If you are an employer looking to hire quality masons please contact us. We would be proud to share our database of certified graduates with you!
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