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NAMM is running a memorial fixing course on 8 April.
24 April 2014 | Training
A memorial fixer training course is being run by the National Association of Memorial Masons at its Training Centre in Rugby on Tuesday 8 April, 10am to 4pm.The morning session of the course is...
The ruinette used for training at West Dean College.
24 April 2014 | 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...
Lithofin introduces new care kits.
24 April 2014 | Training
With the choice of finishes available on stone these days, Lithofin’s technical team reports that grout residue embedded in the surface of more textured stone has become a highly topical issue....
 
This year’s SPAB Fellows are (left to right) Johnnie Clark, Jamie Miles and Tyrone Oakley.
27 March 2014 | Training
Stonemason Johnnie Clark is joining plasterer Jamie Miles and leadworker / plumber Tyrone Oakley on the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings' William Morris Craft Fellowship training...
Mark Priestman offers you help with your training.
27 March 2014 | Training
Your Guide to Claiming CITB Grantby Mark Priestman, who writes the 'A qualified workforce' column each month in Natural Stone Specialist magazine  Many people we have the pleasure of...
27 March 2014 | Training
A one-day course on Safety Inspection and Assessment of Memorials in Burial Grounds is to be held by the National Association of Memorial Masons in Rugby on 19 March.The course will be held in close...
27 March 2014 | Training
Fixing Monoliths & Lawn Type Memorials to the NAMM Code of Working PracticeA course for experienced masonsDate: Wednesday 5 March 2014Venue: NAMM Training Centre, 1 Castle Mews, Rugby, CV21...
27 March 2014 | Training
The Defra Traditional Building & Rural Skills Project that enables Heritage Craft Alliance to offer courses for as little as £20 ends on 31 March. The Alliance is fitting in as many courses...
EcoBuild is back at ExCeL London 4-6 March, when DECC will explain the Renewable Heat Initiative.
27 March 2014 | Training
With the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) due to be launched this spring, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) is embarking on a nationwide roadshow of events to educate...
Mark Priestman offers advice on training.
27 March 2014 | 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 explains how student loans work and modern apprenticeships.
25 February 2014 | 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...
24 February 2014 | Training
An innovative course developed by Forth Valley College at Stirling and Historic Scotland aims to up skill more people to help conserve Scotland’s built heritage.The course is for students...
Ian Major (right) discussing training at the Stone Federation annual meeting in November.
24 February 2014 | Training
The next meeting of the Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG) will commence at 10:30am on Thursday, 13 February at the offices of Sandberg, 40 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EP.The NSITG...
NVQs are your passport to the appropriate CSCS card.
24 February 2014 | Training
The NVQ is now the recognised standard for achieving the appropriate CSCS card for operatives, supervisors, heritage craftspeople and managers. Getting NVQs for experienced workers using an on-site...
Stonemasonry offers a rewarding career for those with the right temperament.
24 February 2014 | Training
As youngsters finish their exams in June and July they will be thinking about the training available to take them on to the next stage of their lives. Stonemasonry can offer a satisfying and...

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