Become a stonemason and develop beautiful limestone, marble and sandstone creations across residential and commercial projects. Get the skills you need to shape a career in one of the oldest and most prestigious construction trades.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
Experience working in a real stonemasonry business with experienced stonemasons and stonecrafters
Opportunities to contribute to a range of real client projects
Eligibility to apply to be a licensed stonemason
Skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as an apprenticeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
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Our graduates go onto roles like:
Stonemasons cut and shape hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs to construct and renovate stone structures and monumental masonry.
Other jobs include: stonemason, architectural stonemason, monumental stonemason, heritage stonemason and bench-top mason.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to apply to practise as a licensed stonemason. This is a requirement for employment in the industry. Visit NSW Fair Trading for licensing requirements and guidelines before you apply.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental stonemasonry) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental stonemasonry) does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental stonemasonry) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental stonemasonry) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 30 Units of competency, including 21 core and 9 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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