Don Bosco Kakuma

Technical Course

MASONRY DEPATMENT

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Masonry Department consists of:
  • Grade III

    - The grade III masonry Trade Test is developed to test competences of persons engaged in the building industry in order to assess their suitability to carry out tasks expected for the level.

    - he skill area takes into consideration the knowledge requirements, practical competences and attitudes necessary in job performance.

    - The course requires the person to have knowledge and practical competencies in building construction works together with a good understanding of safety practices. Tools, equipment and materials in order to perform to the required standards. The grade III certificate holder should be able to minimize costs in construction, repair and maintenance of buildings.

    - Basic Areas of Functional Competency include; Work place safety and procedures, Tools and equipment, Interpretation of working drawings, Preliminary site works, Stone dressing –regular shapes, Mortar, Concrete, Foundations

  • Grade II

    - At this level the student is required to have knowledge and practical competencies in interpretation of drawings, stone dressing, temporary works, walling, opening in walls and finishes in order to perform to the required standards. This is addition to the knowledge. Skills attitudes and cost in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings; Work place safety and procedures, Tools and equipment, Building drawings, Temporary works, Stone dressing, Foundation and columns, Raised timber and concrete floors, Walling, Fire places and chimneys, External works, Walling finishes, Floor finishes and External works

  • Grade I

    - The level requires the person to have knowledge and practical competencies in interpretation of drawings, stone dressing, temporary works, walling, openings in walls and finishes in order to perform to the required standards. This is in addition to the knowledge and skills attitudes and competences acquired in grade II. The Grade I certificate holder should be able to minimize costs in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings; Workplace safety and procedures- substructures, Tools and equipment, Building drawings- substructures, Setting out of a building- substructures, Foundations- substructures – substructures, Suspended concrete floors- super structures, Concrete stair cases- super structures, Walls curved on plan- super structures, Decorative features - super structures, Concretes roof- super structures, Floor finishes- finishes, Walls finishes- finishes, External works-finishes, Project estimation and costing – site management, Maintenance of site records- site management

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