STONEMASONRY

Stonemasonry

Intermediate Level 2

The course covers the understanding and application of the following:

  • Working in a workshop shaping different components from sawn stone.
  • Using templates and drawings as a guide to produce carved stone for new and existing buildings to given specifications.
  • Banker masons may also carry out intricate carvings.

Course Content:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Stonemasonry
  • Level 2 Diploma in Stonemasonry
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths – these can be obtained if needed during the course
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Length of Programme:

  • Block release
  • 12-18 months

Advanced Level 3

The course covers the understanding and application of the following:

  • Experienced Stonemasons can complete an apprentice type programme in heritage and conservation crafts.
  • Conserving or restoring stonemasonry, setting out, erecting and repairing complex stonemasonry.

Course Content:

  • Level 3 NVQ in Heritage Skills
  • Level 3 Diploma in Heritage Skills, traditional craft masonry
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths – these can be obtained if needed during the course
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Length of Programme:

  • Block release
  • 18 months