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Masonry Worker

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A career in masonry is the perfect choice for those who like to build things, who enjoy a constantly-changing and rewarding work environment, and who want the opportunity to make a good living without earning a four-year degree. In this book, you’ll learn about masonry specialties, typical education paths, the traits you’ll need to be a successful masonry worker, salaries for masonry workers, methods of exploring the career while in school, and much more. You’ll also learn why the career of masonry worker is often ranked as one of the best construction jobs in the world. Masonry Worker is just one of 10 exciting titles in the Careers in the Building Trades: A Growing Demand series. Readers will discover eight different trades careers and dozens of sub-specialties, as well as learn about opportunities in green construction and the apprenticeship process. They will also learn why trades workers are the most in-demand occupational field in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in sports' history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader’s knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
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ISBN 978-1-4222-4117-2



ISBN 978-1-4222-7687-7




Copyright: 2019

Dimensions: 7 X 9

Page count: 80