Institute of Engineering and Transport – Building & Construction Engineering

Advanced Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Mastru)


Course details

This course of studies gives learners the necessary knowledge and skills in the area of stone restoration and conservation. It offers learners the competences they will need in order to be able to analyse and generate solutions concerning typical restoration interventions. The practical training is carried out in College-based workshops and laboratories as well as on heritage sites. Throughout the programme learners will have the unique opportunity to work on historical heritage sites and structures, to master maintenance, protection and preservation skills, and apply cleaning and testing techniques. Applicants have to be able to work within the industries concerned.
Dan huwa kors ta’ studji li jipprovdi lill-istudenti l-għarfien u l-ħiliet neċessarji fil-qasam tar-restawr u l-konservazzjoni tal-ġebel. Dan joffri lill-istudenti l-kompetenzi li jeħtieġu sabiex ikunu jistgħu janalizzaw u jiġġeneraw soluzzjonijiet dwar interventi tipiċi ta’ restawr. It-taħriġ prattiku jitwettaq f’workshops ibbażati fil-Kulleġġ u f’laboratorji, kif ukoll f’siti ta’ patrimonju. Matul il-programm, l-istudenti jkollhom l-opportunità unika li jaħdmu fuq siti u strutturi ta’ patrimonju storiku, biex jiksbu ħiliet ta’ manutenzjoni, protezzjoni u preservazzjoni, u japplikaw tekniki ta’ tindif u ttestjar. L-applikanti għandhom ikunu kapaċi jaħdmu fl-industriji kkonċernati.
Level 4
2 years on
(As from 2020/21, 3 years on

All MCAST programmes undergo periodic revision. The current document is the latest specification available and is for guidance only.
Programme specifications are subject to change before commencement of academic year 2019-2010.

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MCAST Diploma in Construction and Stone Masonry
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MCAST Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Sewwej)
MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)
4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Preferred: English, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Technology

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