York College

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Who is this course aimed at?

The York College certificate in Stone carving is designed for anyone who has an interest in Heritage skills. This course will build up your practical carving skills.


The practice of basic Stone Carving skills:

  • Working Safely
  • Introduction to Stone Carving
  • Practical principles including preparation and application of skills

Entry Requirements

  • Outstanding commitment & willingness to learn
  • Ability to succeed
  • Outstanding attendance & punctuality

Dates and Times

3rd March 2020 - 19th May 2020

Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Day: Tuesdays

Course Length

30 weeks.

Course Content

You will study the practical elements of Stone carving to build confidence and tool skills.

Teaching Method(s)

Practical sessions in our specialist stonemasonry workshops.

Exams and Assessments

Practical assessments – internally assessed.


York College Certificate.


What will I require to study the course?

You will get all information prior to enrolment on any Personal Protective equipment needed. All tools and equipment will be provided.


Advice and guidance given from tutor on next steps.

Course Fees


Reasons to choose this course

We are the only college in Yorkshire and Humberside to delivery Stonemasonry. Our city is also full of historic buildings which makes for an inpsiring place to learn. We also have links to York Minster.

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

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