Stonemasonry Diploma Level 1
This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of stonemasonry skills and allows you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, willingness to learn a new skill and outstanding attendance and punctuality.
3 or 4 subjects at grade 2 ideally including English and Maths.
What will I study?
- Forming Templates to Form Geometric Shapes
- Setting Out and Shaping Stone by Traditional and Modern Power-assisted Methods
- Stone-cutting Skills including Squaring, Surface Finishes and Straight Mouldings
Method of delivery
This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum deliver to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.
How will I be assessed?
Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments. In addition you will be required to undertake employer involvement as part of your studies. This will include a mixture of industry placements, guest speakers, College trips and visits, and mock interviews.
Good course combinations
This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.
Your next steps
On completion of the Diploma, you should aim to go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, then higher-level courses in construction.