Opportunity: Trainee Heritage Stone Mason Lincoln Cathedral

NHTG Building Traditional Skills Resilience Community in England Bursary Scheme

Summary: Trainee Heritage Stone Mason Placement Opportunity – Lincoln Cathedral 

Organisation: Lincoln Cathedral 
Salary: £1050 per month
Location: Lincoln Cathedral 

Monday-Thursday 8.00-16.45, Friday 8.00-15.30 (38.75 hours per week)


There is an exciting opportunity for a 12 month Trainee Stonemasonry placement with Lincoln Cathedral.


The placement will be based at the spectacular Grade I Listed Lincoln Cathedral, carrying out repair and conservation work to the Cathedral and other associated properties cared for by Lincoln Cathedral Works Department.  The candidate will be provided with a broad range of learning opportunities to obtain suitable skills and evidence working towards a level 3 Heritage Skills NVQ Diploma in stonemasonry.

Heritage Lottery Fund logoThe placement is run by the National Heritage Training Group bursary scheme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The scheme is all about finding passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated people to be trained to work on England’s traditional buildings. There will be 30 educational bursaries offered, working on live heritage sites across England. The bursaries are being organised across the country by regional heritage coordinators.

For more information about  the scheme please contact:

Andie Harris, Regional Coordinator, Tel: 07791 408929 Email: andie@andieharrisassociates.co.uk

Application closing date: Monday 5th September 2016 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held on Thursday 15th September at Lincoln Cathedral

Placement will start in September, subject to confirmation

How to Apply

Please download the documents below by clicking on each hyper-link. Read the detailed information in the Placement Description and Person Specification and return your completed application form below by email to Andie Harris

•  Placement Description

•  Person Specification

•  Application Form

Application closing date: Monday 5th September 2016 at 12 Noon



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