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Mark Priestman offers three points to get you thinking.
28 January 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...
Two books by stonemasons and three on lettercutting that you might like to read.
10 January 2014 | Training
Eric Bignell, the Editor of Natural Stone Specialist magazine, thought he would share with you his reading list for the Christmas holidays. The books were all published in the past year and are...
Mark Priestman says there's no point in winking at ladies in the dark.
9 December 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...
 
The Stone Flooring Code of Practoice – one of the books now available with £30 off.
9 December 2013 | Training
Stone Federation produces a wide range of technical data sheets and publications, such as its user guides to British Standards and its codes of best practice.Lately it has produced the Fireplace...
2 December 2013 | Training
There are just two places left on an NVQ Level 2 Facade Preservation course starting on 25 November. If you want them, or have employees who could benefit from them, call Ian Major of StoneTrain now...
2 December 2013 | Training
Urgent Deadline to Apply for Funded NVQs (OSAT)Funding is now available for a short period to assist firms wanting to enrol learners on to an NVQ via OSAT (the on-site assessed route for experienced...
BIM is here and it will affect you. This course can help you find out how.
20 November 2013 | Training
Building information modeling (BIM) involves the generation and management of digital representations of a construction, from its earliest conceptual stages, through its design, build and...
20 November 2013 | Training
The Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG) meeting planned for 24 October in Birmingham has had to be postponed and the venue changed. A lack of acceptances or apologies from some key people...
15 October 2013 | Training
Mark Priestman, our training columnist, reports that the CITB is now running a series of SEATS (Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme) courses. They start now (September) and go through to...
15 October 2013 | Training
The makers of a new TV series to be fronted by Monty Don and looking at contemporary building crafts is still seeking someone to learn stonemasonry.The programme is being made by a company called...
Mark Priestman is planning to re-charge.
15 October 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...
Robert Broomsgrove, who gained a Silver Medal at WorldSkills in Leipzig in July.
11 October 2013 | Training
Ian Major, the Training Officer of the Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG), would like to remind everyone in the industry that the next meeting of the NSITG is on Thursday 24 October 2013...
Training for the stone industry offers the promise of an interesting career ahead.
17 September 2013 | Training
As youngsters finish their exams 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 rewarding vocation for...
Mark Priestman says don't miss out on the money available for training.
17 September 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.
15 August 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...

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