Stonework Skills

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Led by a qualified and experienced stonemason this course will give you the skills you need to build dry rock retaining walls, steps or even a great family barbeque in your backyard.

The techniques and skills learnt can be adapted to various situations and applications.

Course ID BRU2090
Price $375.00 (GST included)
Start date Saturday, 09 September 2017
Finish date Saturday, 16 September 2017
Sessions 2 sessions of 8 hours
Time 8.30am - 4.30pm
Tutor Marko Zarak
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


You must bring (and wear) safety gloves, safety goggles and covered in shoes to comply with OH&S requirements. We suggest you wear old clothes,
Please bring lunch as the cafeteria is not open on the weekends. Tea and coffee are available.

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About your tutor:
Marko Zarak has worked in the building industry for 25+ years, during this time he has worked primarily with masonry and masonry product, constructing buildings and sculptural structures within the ACT. His work includes the James Turrell skyscape sculpture at the National Art Gallery of Australia, restoration works to Regatta Point restaurant and information center and the installation of the fountain in front of the Canberra Theatre.

In 2009 Marko commenced working as a teacher for CIT which included teaching a number of subjects ‘Cert I in Engineering Construction’ to college students (introduction to the construction industry), Cert III Horticulture (Brick laying and block work, concrete structures) Cert IV Building and Construction (Structural Materials and sustainable building practices), and teaching the Diploma of Building and Construction (structural principles for construction for medium rise) and OHS Risk management procedures. Marko has also taught Diploma in Interior Design and Drafting students in structural materials/principles for designing internal spaces, in both commercial and residential applications. For the last three years Marko has been Manager of the Building Construction Compliance/Audit Team Building Inspector for Construction Services Environment Planning Directorate. Amongst his many qualifications Marko has a Bachelor of Industrial Design, Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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