How do I register for the exam?

Continental Testing is the authorized Chicago masonry exam provider. The cost is $95 for the Brick exam and a separate $95 for the Concrete exam. Register for the Brick (B card) directly on their website or for the Concrete (C card) here. If you pass both, you will qualify for the City of Chicago’s “A” card. You can also contact Cheryl Stavropoulos at (773) 508-4209, ext. 105, or email her at for more information!

What does your masonry exam preparation course cover?

  • Masonry and Concrete Materials
  • Masonry and Concrete Installations
  • Masonry and Concrete Tools, Equipment
  • Surveying and Estimating
  • Reinforcing and Installing Steel
  • Formwork
  • Safety and Quality Control (OSHA)
  • Business Math

When is your next course?


September 3 (But be advised, it can take 4 business days for you to print out your application, mail it, and have it received by the City of Chicago.  So, don’t wait!


September 27-28, 2021


October 6, 2021

STEP 1: Sign up for our concrete/masonry exam preparation course. Call us ASAP at (773) 508-4209 to hear if we have available seats. If not, you can always sign up for our next course 5 months from now.

STEP 2: Contact Continental Testing here for the Brick card or here for the Concrete card, to reserve your spots for the exams. The cost is $95 per exam. Be sure to specify whether you wish to take the Brick or the Concrete exam or both. Again, note the above deadline.

So, what are you waiting for? Give us a call today at (773) 508-4209!

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