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Heritage Training

Ecclesiastical and Heritage World have a selection of heritage training providers listed within our online directory offering a wide range of courses. To get your Heritage Training course details posted here call Richard Shepherd on 07429 516265 or email

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Heritage Ironwork Seminar PDF Print E-mail

‘Techniques for Repairing Historic Ironwork’
Chaired by David James of George James & Sons

Friday, 16th February 2018
St Hilda’s College, Oxford

A day of practical guidance which will provide you with the necessary tools to make informed decisions in relation to repairing heritage ironwork. We will look at six basic techniques and assess their pros and cons. An afternoon walking tour will offer the opportunity to view various examples of repair work. By the end of the day you should have a good idea of:

Training in lime by Cornish Lime Company PDF Print E-mail

As experts in the field of lime-based and associated products Cornish Lime believes it is our responsibility to pass on that knowledge to both trade professionals wishing to know more about traditional building materials and members of the public wanting to have a wider knowledge of what is the best renovation solution for their historic or traditional property.

PASMA Towers for Users Course PDF Print E-mail

The PASMA Towers for Users Course delivers instruction and training aimed at giving competence in assembling, altering, inspecting, moving and dismantling mobile access towers. This nationally recognised course is designed for a maximum of 12 candidates. This course consists of training room instruction with written assessment and practical training and assessment on both of the current approved tower assembly methods, 3T (Through the Trap) and AGR (Advanced Guard Rail).

National Association of Memorial Masons - NAMM PDF Print E-mail

Burial authorities have a duty of care to all those using the site and in particular the qualification and competence of those working there.

For that reason, and for the peace of mind of the family, it is essential that the company chosen to supply and erect the memorial are suitably accredited.

Safety Inspections and Assessments of Memorials in Burial Grounds PDF Print E-mail

Many burial authorities now insist that masons working on their premises are members of a recognised certification scheme, such as the Register of Qualified Memorial Fixers (RQMF) which was set up by NAMM in 2009, although it is independent of the association and open to any suitably qualified business or individual.

IHBC Recognised Courses PDF Print E-mail

The IHBC, in its Memorandum and Articles, recognises that historic environment conservation courses can contribute significantly to the wide-ranging skills sets required of a Full Member of the institute.

Consequently, graduates of these courses with just two years of relevant professional experience can apply to become a Full Member of the institute. This is in contrast to the five years of relevant practice required of other applicants.

ISCE are delighted to bring you news of their forthcoming training course. PDF Print E-mail

Electrical Safety for Sound Engineers, 4th October 2017

In our industry one of the greatest risks to our health is the electricity we work with. A mistake can be critical. We all need to understand the risks and minimise them.

Learn from an experienced practitioner who will take you through the principles of electrical safety and provide practical applications for our industry.

Courses in Stained Glass by Labrynth Stained Glass Studios PDF Print E-mail

Come and learn the ancient craft of stained glass in my purpose built studio, set in the beautiful and quiet Sussex countryside.

There are courses to suit all abilities, come and have fun with a group of friends and make a stunning piece of stained glass.

MSC/PGDIP/PGCERT Building Conservation and Regeneration PDF Print E-mail

MSc Building Conservation and Regeneration is designed for people who are interested in historic buildings and towns and in the remarkable changes that have taken place in towns and cities up and down the country.

Our major urban centres have been going through a period of regeneration, the scale of which has not been seen since the post war period of the mid-20th century. This can all have a major impact on historic buildings and towns and on people’s lives.

Investing now in the future of our heritage PDF Print E-mail

18-year-old John Ashurst from Hartlepool is looking forward to a fascinating and rewarding career after becoming the first to begin training under the groundbreaking Heritage Skills Apprenticeship Project with Heritage Craft Alliance.

The project is being piloted by Hartlepool Council in partnership with the other Tees Valley local authorities, Hartlepool College of Further Education, the private and public sector Local Enterprise Partnership Tees Valley Unlimited and Heritage Craft Alliance – a specialist training organisation dedicated to preserving historic buildings and the crafts and skills which maintain them.

Access Training – Accessibility Overview PDF Print E-mail

About Access provides training in different ways, from an informal meeting with members of a trade association or professional body, to specific issues around disability or the built environment. It might be delivered to a range of businesses off-site, generating valuable interaction and enabling them to learn from each other’s experience, or it might be in-house, direct to clients at their own premises.

We offer access audit training, disability awareness training, user needs, disability provisions within the Equality Act. It can be prompted by fresh guidance on disability issues, new premises, changed layout of premises, new staff. It is relevant to staff at all levels from senior management to shop-floor and customer-facing staff.

Heritage Craft Alliance launch new level 3 advanced apprenticeship in traditional craft skills PDF Print E-mail

A brand new apprenticeship qualification, delivered over 2 years, seeking to prepare our apprentices to fill the growing skills gap in the built heritage skills workforce.

Students who have already achieved a level 2 in contemporary craft studies or equivalent (or have a minimum of 5 years experience on site) can now enrol on our two year, level 3 advanced apprenticeship, which delivers craft skills and knowledge covering traditional, historic and contemporary building. As with all national apprenticeships students will be fully employed throughout.



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