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Robert Broomsgrove with his finished work that gained him the Silver Medal at WorldSkills this month.
15 August 2013 | Training
Congratulations to Robert Broomsgrove, 21, a stonemason from Highbridge, Somerset, on winning Silver at WorldSkills Leipzig this month (2-7 July).Robert studied at Weymouth College and works for...
Mark Priestman discusses training opportunities for the stone industry.
16 July 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Mark Priestman discusses training opportunities for the stone industry.
18 June 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
 
Tim Crawley – Head of Historic Carving at the City and Guilds of London Art School.
18 June 2013 | Training
Tim Crawley has been responsible for some of the most high profile stone carvings produced in the UK in the past 30 years. He has now been appointed Head of Historic Carving at the City and Guilds of...
16 May 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Mark Priestman is looking forward to the Stone Show.
16 May 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
There is an opportunity for a trainee stonemason to work at Lincoln Castle – apply now.
14 May 2013 | Training
As part of the National Heritage Training Group initiative under the Lottery-funded Skills for the Future programme, a £6,528 bursary is available for a trainee stonemason to spend six months...
Mark Priestman discusses training in the stone industry.
18 March 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
18 March 2013 | Training
FREE WORKSHOPEnvironmental Management Systems for SMEsWorkshops on: 13 March, Southampton; 18 March, London; 23 April, Birmingham Would you like to improve your environmental management system?Then...
Stonemasonry student Tom Whitehead, winner of Stone Federation's UK Masonry Skills competition.
22 February 2013 | Training
The CITB-Construction Skills Board has approved a continuation of the Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG) initiative to incentivise training. Following on from two grants of £10,000...
Mark Priestman is an NVQ provider for the industry. He can help you develop the training in your firm. See his website for more details.
22 February 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Weymouth College

Weymouth's stonemasonry tutors (left to right) are Peter Loizou, Philip Scorer, Richard Mortimer and Darren Lawrence.

22 February 2013 | Training
It was a Weymouth College student, Chris Berridge, who won Gold at WorldSkills. That was followed by the College sweeping the board at both SkillBuild and UK Skills Challenge. Now more stonemasonry...
Make sure you get your share of this year's training allocation from ConstructionSkills – call Ian Major on 07851 063938.
22 February 2013 | Training
Allocation of the £25,000 ConstructionSkills is making available for training by the Natural Stone Industry Training Board (NSITB) this year (click here to read about the allocation) will be...
Scholarships of up to Euro24,000 are available from Europe for a one-year Masters.
21 January 2013 | Training
Being part of Europe, scholarships of between Euro4,000 and Euro24,000 from the European Commission are available in Britain under the Erasmus Mundus Programme to those in conservation who want to...
John Roberts (left) is training at West Cheshire College with tutor Altomont Townsend thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future'.
11 December 2012 | Training
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced it is making a further £15million available to support heritage skills training through its Skills for the Future initiative launched in 2009....

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