Institute of Engineering and Transport – Building & Construction Engineering

Higher Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Kapumastru)

CE5-01-19

Course details

The demand for the conservation and restoration of stone monuments and of historic buildings and artefacts is increasing. Likewise, those who manage projects involving various building materials are in great demand. This course is intended for those who would like to acquire knowledge and skills related to the conservation and restoration of buildings and monuments where the main construction material is the local limestone. They will be able to apply restoration and conservation techniques following best practices, both in College-based workshops and laboratories as well as on heritage sites. This course also provides quantity surveying skills as applied to restoration projects, as well as an introduction to project management, enabling learners to manage technicians working on restoration projects.

Id-domanda għall-konservazzjoni u r-restawr ta’ monumenti tal-ġebel u ta’ bini storiku u artifatti qed tiżdied. Bl-istess mod, hawn domanda kbira għal persuni li jmexxu proġetti li jinvolvu diversi materjali għall-bini. Dan il-kors huwa maħsub għal dawk li jixtiequ jiksbu għarfien u ħiliet relatati mal-konservazzjoni u r-restawr ta’ bini u monumenti, fejn il-materjal prinċipali tal-kostruzzjoni jkun il-ġebla tal-franka lokali.
L-istudenti jkunu jistgħu japplikaw tekniki ta’ restawr u konservazzjoni ta’ bini u monumenti billi jsegwu l-aħjar prattiki, kemm f’workshops u laboratorji bbażati fil-Kulleġġ, kif ukoll f’siti tal-patrimonju. Dan il-kors jipprovdi wkoll ħiliet ta’ stħarriġ ta’ kwalità kif applikati għal proġetti ta’ restawr, kif ukoll introduzzjoni għall-ġestjoni tal-proġetti, li tippermetti lill-istudenti jmexxu teknixins li jkunu qed jaħdmu fuq proġetti ta’ restawr.

Level 5

2 years full-time

Internship

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Masonry Heritage Skills (Mastru)
or
Advanced Diploma in Cultural Heritage Skills
or
2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes
Compulsory: Physics or Chemistry at Intermediate Level (Preferably at A-Level)
Compulsory O-Level: English or Mathematics

Previous experience in the Construction Industry will be considered an asset.

Applicants may be asked to sit for an aptitude test prior to final selection.