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Stonemasonry CSKILLS Award Level 2 Diploma (QCF) at Weymouth College

Course description

The Level 2 course is ideal if you want to enter the construction industry and need to develop the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required for stonemasonry. This course provides practical ‘hands on’ experience of stonemasonry, during which you will be learning to prepare for the job, setting out and receiving materials. The course will provide you with a broad knowledge, understanding and skill training to become qualified within stonemasonry. You do not need to be employed within your chosen trade to undertake this course as it teaches you the underpinning knowledge required as well as ‘building’ your practical skills.

Course content

• Building methods and construction technology • Carry out basic setting out and fixing • Carry out safe working practices in construction • Information, quantities and communication with others • Prepare standard stonemasonry components • Produce and fix a stepped plinth stone • Produce standard stonemasonry components • Produce standard templates and moulds Keep up-to-date with our stonemasonry blog 

Entry requirements

You should have 4 GCSEs including maths and English at minimum grade D.


For Level 2 there is continuous training assessment throughout the course and you will complete one practical test and two multi-choice knowledge tests.

Future opportunities

From Level 2 you can progress to the Stonemasonry Level 3 Diploma, and NVQ Level 2 or NVQ Level 3 with relevant work placements or an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weymouth College directly.

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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