Gloucester Cathedral is delighted to support the Cathedrals Workshop Fellowship in developing stonemasons to care for our national heritage. They have secured funding to support a suitably qualified and motivated Apprentice looking to develop their skills and career whilst working for Gloucester Cathedral’s Stonemason Team.
Apprentice Stonemason (Full Time: 39 hours per week)
Fixed Term, 2 years: £16,660
Closing date: 9am Monday 1 July 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Gloucester Cathedral is looking for a passionate and committed individual who is seeking to complete their apprenticeship in the field of Heritage Masonry and Conservation. The successful applicant will undertake a structured two year traineeship in the Gloucester Cathedral Workshop as a full time member of our outstanding Stonemason Team. The minimum entry level for this position will be NVQ3 Stonemasonry or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
The training will include:
- Completion of the Cathedrals’ Workshop Fellowship Foundation degree with University of Gloucestershire
- Assisting in carrying out both general maintenance and specific project work on the Cathedral’s masonry
- Using a variety of dedicated stone cutting and lifting equipment
- As part of the Stonemason team, acting as an occasional ambassador for Gloucester Cathedral and its heritage to promote the heritage craft of stonemasonry
Please note that the successful candidate must be able to undertake the Cathedrals’ Workshop Fellowship Foundation degree starting in September 2019. Our recruitment programme ensures that candidates are linked into this.
To apply, please visit the Cathedral website for an application form which should be submitted along with your statement in support of application and the written task, further information is also on the website. Please forward your application and supporting documents to Alice Clark, HR Advisor, at
If you would like additional information please contact Pascal Mychalysin, Master Mason – .
Please note that CVs are not acceptable.
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