Competition for two bursaries to cover the cost of our week long ‘Intensive course’ in Conservation masonry to be won!

Tue 10 Jun, 2014

These two bursaries are generously sponsored by the Barbara Whatmore CT Trust and cover all fees amounting to £ 995 + VAT, travel and overnight accommodation costs are not included. This course and assessment of three SQA National Units in Conservation Masonry uniquely, taught and assessed by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust could be your chance to formalise your skills and stand out from the crowd... demonstrate to your potential clients that you have recognised skills and understanding to repair traditional masonry with lime mortars with a properly recognised qualification.

To enter this competition, you should be working in construction and have experience in the field of masonry and the ‘wet’ trades, you do not need to be time served , a semi-skilled worker would be ideal. You should have a passion for the care, repair and conservation of traditional buildings and be able to demonstrate it.

To apply for this bursary please complete the questions below and send it to us for our consideration, to

What some past learners and candidates have said about the ‘Intensive Week’

“ (This) has been a very enjoyable and very intensive week, I am so pleased I passed the assessment for the qualifications with flying colours! A reflection of the high standard of teaching and very knowledgeable SLCT staff“ I.R.

“Following my attendance on the Intensive Week (where I passed all three National Units), I have now extended my skills set, so I can offer my clients a wider suite of services, thank you Scottish Lime Centre Trust“ M.S.

Q1 – Explain why you would like to win a bursary to attend our ‘Intensive Week’ in Conservation Masonry and be assessed for 3 National Units in Conservation Masonry (in no more than 100 words)

The answers to Qs 2 and 3 can be found on our web site

Q 2 – What is the colouring agent for ‘Copperas’ limewash?

Q3 – How would you best ‘match’ historic mortars?

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