City & Guilds  

City & Guilds is a world leading vocational education organisation.

City & Guilds was founded in 1878 by 16 Livery Companies and the Corporation of the City of London This body has been at the forefront of craft and through a number of craft training establishments students can gain National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) which are recognised by all UK employers.

In stonemasonry NVQ Level 2 plus Key Skills and a Technical Certificate, and progression to an Advanced Apprenticeship. It lasts between 1 and 2 years.

An NVQ Level 3 plus Key Skills and a Technical Certificate will last between 2 and 3 years.

Further information is available on their Web site.