When & Where

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 

Northern Ohio Regional Training Center
8499 Leavitt Road
Amherst, Ohio 44001


  7:30 AM Registration
  8:00 AM Review Details/Construction Practices
  9:00 AM Break
  9:15 AM Hands–On Workshop
10:45 AM Review of Construction Practices plus Q&A Session
11:30 AM  Lunch
12:00 PM Depart


While the seminar is free, registration is required (on the right).   


Hands-on Workshop

Demo and Hands on Experience for Architects/Engineers and GC/CM to gain an understanding of masonry assemblies while having the chance to work with BAC craftworkers.

Learning Objectives:
• Understanding of a complete wall assembly from the foundation up to the stone cap at the top of a parapet wall, by training via a complete assembly mock-up with hand-outs
• Hands on training in a small group setting to build a block and brick assembly wall complete with all parts and pieces.
• Knowledge of masonry details in a project by both Instruction and by ability to ask questions to the Local BAC Trainer, Journeymen and Apprentices instructing actual hands on portion.
• Learn about the advantages of working with union craftworkers to ensure better quality in construction projects.


Tom Elliott
International Masonry Institute
Ohio Director

Tom has worked for three decades in the construction industry in project management, as well as field supervision.

He is a long-standing member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 5 OH. Tom also managed his own mason contracting business, and later worked in the restoration sector of the masonry industry.


ALL architects/engineers and contractors

Thank You 

For more information contact Tom Elliott at (440)986-2260 or

If you have any dietary restrictions please email Tom. 



aia_continuing_ed.gifThis program meets AIA/CES criteria for 4 LU/HSW learning units, which will be reported directly to AIA.