Building on a Slope

This course focuses on appropriately stepped foundations, equidistant placement of through-stones, horizontal coursing, and self-supporting placement of cope stones.


Stone of Arc provides the following for all course types:

  • An appropriately qualified instructor
  • Tools, safety glasses, and sun protection
  • Lunch, refreshments, and reusable water bottle
  • A certificate of completion
  • Course information booklet
  • Access to ongoing project support

Useful information:

  • All courses run from 9:30AM-4:30PM for 2 days unless otherwise stated
  • Please bring a hat, gloves and strong footwear (preferably steel-toed)

Course includes:

  • The fundamental principles and applied construction techniques
  • Safety, set up, and tool use
  • Stepping foundations, maintaining the level, and incorporating mid-wall cheekends
  • Stone selection and through placement
  • Practical completion of a structurally sound wall on sloping ground

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Accommodation Details

Rustic Onsite Accommodation

A range of rustic onsite accommodation is available from double/triple rooms to camping (all with shared bathroom).

Four rooms are available, 2 double and 2 twin/triple

All rooms come with aircon, heating, linen and amenities.

A basic continental breakfast is included for all overnight guests.

Extended visits welcome

There is much to enjoy in the surrounding area including bush walks, cycle trails, kayak trails, fishing, and cave exploration to name a few.

External Workshops

We can deliver custom training at your venue, contact us to discuss your training needs.



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