The Building Conservation Directory 2022

COURSES & TRAINING continued 173 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I ON S T H E B U I L D I N G CON S E R VAT I ON D I R E C TO R Y 2 0 2 2 USEFUL INFORMAT ION 6 ◾ CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL 124 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ Tel 020 7735 2306 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : With over 100 years’ experience of teaching the carvers and conservators of tomorrow, the Art School offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Carving (Wood or Stone, including lettering) and in Conservation (Books & Paper or 3-D Objects). With a focus on teaching traditional hand-skills combined with state-of-the-art technology and contemporary practice, the school is committed to providing a high tutor-to- student ratio and small-group learning. Its tutors are all experienced practitioners and experts in their fields. The school also has strong industry links, which provide its students with prestigious live projects, commissions and placements and its range of grants can help students’ funding. ◾ GACHES PLASTERWORK Stonehouse Farm, 36 Station Road, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire PE6 8RQ Tel 01778 342188 Mob 07957 565648 Email TRADITIONAL PLASTERING COURSES : See also: display entry in Plasterwork, page 165. ◾ UNIVERSITY OF BATH Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath BA2 7AY Tel 01225 385115 Email MASTER’S DEGREE (MSc) IN THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS : First for Architecture (2020 Complete University Guide and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) . Taking place within the UNESCO world heritage city of Bath the course is one-year full time. Taught by leading experts, the course provides technical training in materials, construction and skills and structural conservation, the management of conservation projects, adaptive re-use and research methods, within an academic framework of conservation philosophy and the international legal regime of charters and standards. Through lectures, seminars, case study field visits and group projects with students on other construction-related MSc programmes, the course prepares you for a range of professional positions. To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any discipline relating to the built environment including architecture, engineering, surveying, planning, geography, archaeology, history, management, or other disciplines such as history of art where you wish to gain a vocational degree. ◾ WEALD AND DOWNLAND LIVING MUSEUM Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0EU Tel 01243 811021 Email CONSERVATION TRAINING, SERVICES AND SUPPLIES : The museum has a well-established reputation as a provider of specialist training in historic building conservation. The 50 historic buildings reconstructed on the site give the museum an unrivalled teaching resource in this specialised field. Courses for surveyors, architects, conservation officers and craftspeople are eligible for CPD certificates. MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation are validated by the University of York. The exciting and innovative Downland Gridshell building provides workshop space and artefact storage. Research library designed for professional use. UNDERGRADUATE COURSES Bath Spa University ■ BA History (Heritage & Public History) 3–4 yrs FT (PT avail) The Building Crafts College ■ conservation/foundation-degree ■ heritage-conservation ■ Fd Degree Historic Building Conservation ■ L6 Conservation Construction Site Management 2 yrs FT Varies Cathedrals’Workshop Fellowship ■ FdA Applied Historic Building Conservation and Repair 2 yrs City &Guilds of London Art School ■ BA(Hons) Conservation: Stone, Wood & Decorative Surfaces ■ DipHE/BA(Hons) Carving: Woodcarving and Gilding 3 yrs Dip 2yrs, BA 3yrs FT Herefordshire and LudlowCollege ■ BA(Hons) Artist Blacksmithing 3 yrs Kingston University, London undergraduate-course/historic- building-conservation ■ BSc(Hons) (top-up) Historic Building Conservation ■ FdSc Historic Building Conservation 1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT 2 yrs University of Lincoln ■ undergraduatecourses ■ course/conconuy ■ BA(Hons) Conservation of Cultural Heritage ■ GDip in Conservation Studies 3 yrs FT 1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT SHORT COURSES Archaeological Management Solutions ■ Archaeological training courses Varies Birmingham City University ■ Various building conservation CPD courses 2 days Charles Brooking Architectural Historian ■ Architectural History Master Classes and CPD courses Varies Burngate Stone Centre ■ Courses in masonry, carving and letter cutting Varies Chemfix Products Ltd ■ Timbabuild – epoxy resin wood repairs ½ day Chippendale International School of Furniture ■ Professional Furniture Making 30 wks City&GuildsofLondonArtSchool ■ Various short courses in woodcarving, stone carving, lettering in stone and clay modelling 5 days Cornish Lime Company Ltd ■ CPD seminars on breathable mortars and paints ■ Decorative Plaster and Running Mould Masterclasses ■ Lime Rendering and Plastering 1 hour 1 day 1 day David Sleight Conservation practical-training ■ Practical hands on conservation skills training. 1–2 days Ecole d’Avignon Centre Formations ■ Various traditional craft and heritage conservation courses Varies Eden Lime Mortar ■ Lime mortar training days 1 day Environment Study Centre ■ Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency for Older and Traditional Buildings – 2 day Retrofit course ■ Understanding and Treatment of Damp in buildings – including a new methodology 2 days 1 day Essex County Council ■ Various short courses in traditional building skills plus a programme of CPD lectures 1–3 days Fleur Kelly ■ Intensive short courses, run on demand in SW France on a variety of fresco painting techniques. 5 days or 2 wks Gaches Plasterwork ■ Traditional plastering courses Varies Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle heritageskillscentre ■ Various, heritage skills Varies