The primary role of an Apprentice Stonemason is to learn the rudiments of the masonry trade, so as to become a fully trained Stonemason, having completed the apprenticeship scheme.
Closing date: 10 Jul 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
15 Jun 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The apprentice Stonemasons key responsibilities and accountabilities will be:
- To attend the chosen college as and when instructed to
Work stone using the necessary skill, to agreed quality and timescale.
- Operate a variety of standard stonemasonry tools and workshop equipment.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
- Carry out from time to time any other duties as required
Adhere to company policies, procedures relation to health & Safety.
- Adhere to company procedure relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility.
- Repairing old buildings and monuments.
- Making and fitting stonework like window frames and archways
Dressing stone and building walls.
- Carving and repairing headstones and statues.
- Working with different materials including slate, sandstone, limestone, marble and granite.
- Interpreting technical drawings.
- Working with a range of hand tools.
- Collaborating with historians and conservationists.
- Thinking creatively and problem solving.
- Lifting and carrying heavy materials and equipment.
- Working indoors or outdoors, sometimes at height and in dusty environments.
- You will need your own transport, due to the remote location.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 Stonemason apprenticeship standard, which includes:
- Weekly day release to college and assessor visits within the workplace.
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).
- End-Point Assessment (EPA).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- After completion of the apprenticeship we could offer you a permanent role as one of our Banker Mason or further training, with our support to gain a higher qualification specific to the stone industry i.e. heritage, restoration.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Level 2 (GCSE)
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