York College

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Level 2 Diploma should ideally have completed the Bricklaying (Stonemason's Route) Diploma Level 1 and will be assessed and interviewed prior to acceptance onto the course. Level 1 must be completed before progressing to the Level 2 Diploma.


One year.

What will I study?

Level 2 units include:

  • 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, eg scroll work and ornate carvings

What could it lead to?

Students can progress onto an apprenticeship then higher level courses in Construction and the Built Environment.

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