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Stonemasonry: Intro Programme

This Introduction to Stonemasonry course is designed to teach you the processes involved in the production of architectural stonework. Whether you are looking to enter the trade as a stonemason, expand your knowledge of working with stone, involved or interested in restoration and conservation, or perhaps own a stone property in need of maintenance, this course is the ideal place to begin.

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Time 09:00 - 16:00
Days Running Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Duration 1 weeks
Location Somer Valley Campus
Price £229
Spaces 12
Course Code L93STN1-SDL1A1920

What topics are covered?

Roles in the stone industry, identification of stone, full size setting out, templet making, basic hand skills in carving and banker work to produce an architectural component and learn how to fix the stonework together.

Who is the course aimed at?

Ideal for beginners and anyone wishing to enter the Stonemasonry industry.

How will I learn?

The course is a hands-on experience from the first day. Practical demonstrations and exercises with some individual tuition.

What can I do after this course?

Level 1 Stonemasonry Diploma

Are there any additional costs?

You will be required to provide your own safety boots. Use of tools, stone and safety glasses are provided.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Technology

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring safety boots. All tools and materials will be supplied.

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.

3 reviews for Stonemasonry: Intro Programme

  1. somersetbuildingservices@gmail.com


    5 out of 5

    It was a fantastic week we carved a window and fixed it all in a few days. Joe Leber, the tutor is top class and a highly skilled stonemason very friendly he gave us lots of tips and great advice there’s always something new to learn in life and this is one I will remember for many years
    many thanks

  2. email@example.com


    5 out of 5

    BRILLIANT COURSE, SHAME IT WASN’T A LITTLE LONGER, BUT THAT’S ME BEING GREEDY

  3. anna.dawson@bathcollege.ac.uk


    5 out of 5

    I really enjoyed this course. I started as a complete beginner, but on the first day I overcame my doubt whether I could make a flat surface. Ray was brilliant at giving enough support and guidance, but at the same time leaving you to learn through experience. By day four I was laughing whilst putting together and attaching to the wall the window our group built. Did I think it was possible on day 1? No way.

    Awesome experience, which has given me a new passion – stonemasonry – and also given me enough confidence, due to the knowledge gained on this course, to attempt the 3D Stonemasonry course in due course.

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