StoneTrain was formed to provide training for the natural stone industry and in particular for Stone Federation Great Britain members.
It is run for the industry, by the industry.
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In today's business environment success means providing quality products and services at prices the customer is prepared to pay. Developing and maintaining a reputation for quality and value involves keeping up with new materials, tools and techniques in order to stay ahead of your competitors. To do that, you need skilled and motivated people who are proactive, know the job thoroughly and understand your business priorities. more...
What is StoneTrain and what can StoneTrain do for you?
In today's business environment success means providing quality products and services at prices the customer is prepared to pay. Developing and maintaining a reputation for quality and value involves keeping up with new legislation, materials, tools and techniques in order to stay ahead of your competitors. To do that, you need skilled and motivated people who are proactive, know the job thoroughly and understand your business priorities. more...
Last year, 19,058 employers claimed £113m of grant funding, which came from the CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy.
Many of StoneTrain’s courses are eligible.
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The Impact of Skills Cards on the Stone Sector
CSCS or the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme Card was set up to help the construction industry
improve quality and reduce accidents. Over 1.5 million people now possess one. more...
Natural Stone Industry Training Group
The NSITG was formed in 2005 and is the principal source of information about careers, training, development and skills in the natural stone industry. It ensures that high standards are set and maintained and it covers all aspects of the industry from quarrying, stonemasonry, banker masonry, stone and floor fixing, hard landscaping, façade cleaning and restoration, design, conservation and contracting. The NSITG, which operates on behalf of Stone Federation members and non-members, has five key aims. more...
Are you looking for a Career in the Stone Industry?
The natural stone industry offers everyone a wide and varied range of skills. Whether you like working as part of a team or alone, inside or outside, whether you are academic or prefer working with your hands, whether you are just starting out or you are looking for a career change, stone can offer you an interesting choice of careers. more...
Partners & Accreditation
Stone Federation Great Britain is the official trade association for the natural stone industry. The Federation co-ordinates all aspects of the industry and provides specifiers and users with a first point of contact for information, advice and guidance in sourcing appropriate materials and a reliable service. more...
Free On-line training
This online training facility is currently open to members of Stone Federation only. If you are a member please click here for log in details.
As part of its commitment to raising skills in the natural stone industry, Stone Federation GB is pleased to invite you to participate in its free on-line management training courses. more...
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StoneTrain is managed for Stone Federation GB by the combined resources of two consultant agencies with extensive experience in the natural stone industry both as accredited trainers and assessors, in the wider world of construction and also in premium brand sales, marketing and training. more...