Stonemasonry Diploma Level 2
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.
A minimum of 3 GCSE subjects at grade 3 or above including English or Maths at grade 4.
What will I study?
- Cutting 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
- Produce Circular Moulds, e.g. Scroll Work and Ornate Carvings
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 delivery 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.
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.
“This course enables students to learn about a variety of different skills relating to the working of stone. The tutors are excellent and have really helped me to develop as a stonemason and learn new things.”