MCAST Higher Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Kapumastru)
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|MQF Level||Level 5|
|Duration||2 years full-time|
|Entry Requirements||MCAST Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Mastru) – Level 4
Other related MCST Level 4 courses (under guidance)
2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes
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|Course Description||The demand for the conservation and restoration of stone monuments and of historic buildings and artefacts, is increasing. Likewise, who manage projects involving various building materials besides limestone elements, are also in great demand.
This course is intended for those who endeavour scientific research to gain knowledge and techniques appropriate for our local limestone and ambient conditions, while at the same time applying hands on techniques to demonstrate best practices on site.
This course also covers quantity surveying applied to restoration projects and an introduction to project management to lead and manage technicians working on restoration projects.
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Carry out a risk assessment of the surrounding working environment and assist in identifying particular health and safety issues of specific operations
2. Lead and coordinate conservation teams to meet the technical and managerial requirements
3. Produce estimates and work schedules from drawings and specifications and from on-the-job surveys
4. Draw specifications and method statements related to project approval documents
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