Research Sources of Additional Information: Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons

For details about apprenticeships or other work opportunities in these trades, contact local bricklaying, stonemasonry, or marble-setting contractors; the Associated Builders and Contractors; a local of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsworkers; a local joint union-management apprenticeship committee; or the nearest office of the State employment service or apprenticeship agency.

For general information about the work of brickmasons, blockmasons, or stonemasons, contact:

  • International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, 1776 I St. NW., Washington, DC. 20006.

For information on training for brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons, contact:

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Workforce Development Department, 4250 North Fairfax Dr., 9th Floor, Arlington, VA 22203.
  • International Masonry Institute, Apprenticeship and Training, The James Brice House, 42 East St., Annapolis, MD 21401. Internet: http://www.imiweb.org

Information about the work of bricklayers also can be obtained from:

  • Associated General Contractors of America, Inc., 333 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Internet: http://www.agc.org
  • Brick Industry Association, 11490 Commerce Park Dr., Reston, VA 22091-1525. Internet: http://www.brickinfo.org
  • National Association of Home Builders, 1201 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. Internet: http://www.nahb.org
  • Home Builders Institute, 1201 15th St. NW., Washington, DC 20005. Internet http://www.hbi.org
  • National Concrete Masonry Association, 13750 Sunrise Valley Dr., Herndon, VA 20171-3499. Internet: http://www.ncma.org

There are more than 500 occupations registered by the U.S. Department of Labor's National Apprenticeship system. For more information on the Labor Department's registered apprenticeship system and links to State apprenticeship programs, check their website: http://www.doleta.gov