Random Rubble Walling Course
Selected Saturdays 09:00 – 15:00 (see booking calendar for available dates).
10% discount on Group Bookings of 4 or more.
Full course details below.
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Our Random Rubble Walling Course is aimed at beginners seeking to learn the basic skills involved in random rubble masonry, and aims to give them hands-on practical experience in the various aspects of creating a finished product.
During the classes, our tutors will begin by briefing you on different types of stone and the difficulty levels involved in the working of it. The Random Rubble Walling Course also covers different finishing patterns, methods of dressing in preparation for building, and the building of random stone. This will involve a practical demonstration by the tutors, after which pupils will be invited to use the tools provided to dress their own piece of stone – followed by building it into a section of a wall.
For this class you will be provided with all tools, materials and personal protective equipment required, we would ask that you please bring protective outdoor clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting dirty.
Discounts are available for return classes*:
– Second visit £60
– Third+ visit £30
* Same class only -scheduling permitted. You will be given a voucher code on the day of your course that can be used when booking your return course. Proof of initial course booking must be shown on the day. Additional discounts cannot be used in conjunction with Return Course Vouchers.
General Information for course attendees.
Our classes are open to anyone; walling classes involve lifting and manual labour however, you will not be expected to exceed what you are comfortable with, do however be aware that these classes can and will involve uneven hilly ground at times to get to locations, some allowances can be made for specific disabilities if we are notified in advance. Attendees under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Care is needed when lifting, handling and working with stone to avoid back, hand, foot and eye injuries. A brief safety instruction and guidance demonstration will be given at each class.
-Courses run from 9am to 3pm
-Parking available on site
-Toilet Facilities will be provided
-There is a cafe on site, however this can be busy at times, so we would encourage you to bring your own lunch
-First aid trained staff will be on site
-Any significant medical issue must be declared at the beginning of the day
What is Included?
-All tools and materials are provided and available for purchase
-PPE will be provided however, you may wish to bring your own heavy-duty work gloves or prescription safety glasses
-You will receive an Attendance Certificate at the end of your course
What will I need to bring for the walling and lime mortar courses?
-Durable outdoor clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty or wet
-Sun cream and hat for those rare sunny days
-Sturdy and strong boots (lightweight trainers and ordinary shoes are not suitable)