About the course
This qualification is for people working or wishing to work as stonemasons in the stonemasonry industry.<br />The qualification is designed to provide the stonemasonry industry with trained people who have achieved the practical skills and knowledge required to work unsupervised, to complete stonemasonry work to the level required of a commercially competent stonemason. <br /><br />The strands in this qualification allow graduates to specialise in different areas of stonemasonry including: Monumental Masonry, Construction Stonemasonry, and Natural Stone Fixtures and Fittings.<br />The optional strands cover the knowledge and skills involved in Banker Masonry and in Conservation and Preservation work, allowing graduates to specialise in one or more of these areas as related to their chosen specialisation.
About the provider
At Otago Polytechnic, our vision is to be recognised nationally and internationally as New Zealand's leading polytechnic. Otago Polytechnic is proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in Australasia, and earning resounding endorsements from employers.