Stonemasonry

The Stonemasonry area includes well equipped workshops that are constantly improved to cater for all aspects of the curriculum the workshops for stonemasonry are available at the Moulton site and include a new heritage pod that enables students to practice fixing under supervised conditions, a bridge saw and a water wall cutting booth. The resources are designed to ensure students get a realistic, simulated experience where they are required to work to an industrial standard. the stonemasonry area subscribes to a number of online resources which complement the teaching and learning.

If you are aged 19 or over and wanting to study Stonemasonry, you may be eligible for a bursary from the Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) of £500 to help pay for training and up to £100 to help with tools. To find out more, visit our Financial Help for Students page.

Stonemasonry Courses

Course Title Type Start Date Length Location
Diploma Level 1 Stonemasonry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View
Diploma Level 2 Stonemasonry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View
Diploma Level 3 Stonemasonry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View

Stonemasonry Facilities

Classrooms

All classrooms at the college are fitted out with modern and specialist equipment related to the area of study. They are also regularly upgraded to ensure they remain state of the art and provide inspirational places to learn and grow your knowledge.

IT Facilities

Significant investment has been made in I.T. facilities over recent years, teaching is enhanced with IT in the majority of classrooms and a number of I.T. Suites operate throughout the different campuses utilising a mixture of PC’s, Laptops and Netbooks.  A cutting edge Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) system means that Students at all sites receive a consistent IT experience. 

Fast WiFi networks cover the majority of the campus, and students are enabled to bring their own devices for use during informal study periods. 

We run Microsoft Windows and Office 2010 with a range of specialist software to support each curriculum area.  Each student is provided with a College email address and a home area to store their files alongside this 24/7 access from home is available to the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where lesson notes, interactive study aids, and videos support and reinforce teaching from both the classroom and practical sessions.

Learning Resource Centres

The college has learning resource centres at the main Moulton site, at the East Northants, South Northants and Daventry vocational skills academies. The Moulton LRC provides access for 240 people, including a designated IT area for our higher education students.

Each learning resource centre offers a range of services such as libraries, careers advice, learning support and study spaces, as well as access to resources including books, journals, newspapers, trade literature, online resources and DVDs.

Each centre also has a computer suite that provides access to network drives, the internet and Moodle, as well as hardware such as printers, copiers and scanners. Specialist software includes AutoCAD and packages for horse management, farm management, garden design, accounting, statistics and mind mapping.

For anyone requiring additional support, the learning resource centres at Moulton and at the vocational skills academies offer learning support, where needs can be discussed and arrangements put in place.

Stonemasonry Profiles