Archive | June, 2014

Sean Monaghan – Apprentice Carpenter in South Wales

Sean Monaghan started his placement with Down to Earth in South Wales through the Traditional Building Skills Bursary Scheme in September 2013. Soon to finish his NVQ level 2 in Site Carpentry, Sean has been busy at work learning the art of traditional timber and round pole framing. Before starting the role Sean had no idea […]

Update report: Apprentice Neil Marchant

Neil Marchant – Apprentice Stone Mason at Gloucester Cathedral working on the Infirmary Arches in the Cathedral precinct (On the right of the photo is James, a fellow trainee and staff member since May 2014.) Neil in his own words….. “Since moving to Gloucester in late November 2013, I have undertaken numerous tasks to help me on […]