The Building Conservation Directory 2024

158 THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 2024 CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS COURSES & TRAINING cont’d *Validated by the University of York LEARN ABOUT Historic… SOMETHING MSC BUILDING CONSERVATION* MSC TIMBER BUILDING CONSERVATION AND OTHER HERITAGE COURSES CRAFT TRAINING Bath College construction-trades ■ L1 Stonemasonry ■ L2–3 Stonemasonry 1 year FT 1–2 years FT Bedford College ■ L3 NVQ Heritage skills in painting and decorating ■ L3 NVQ Heritage skills in plastering Varies Varies The Building Crafts College heritage-conservation/ ■ L2 +3 Conservation and heritage NVQs Varies City & Guilds of London Art School ■ DipHE/GradDip/BA(Hons) Carving: architectural stone Dip 2 years, BA 3 years FT Centre of Roofing Excellence corecourses ■ Conservation crafts summer school 12 months Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain ■ Dry stone walling courses throughout the UK 2 –4 days City of Glasgow College course-directory ■ HND Furniture restoration ■ NQ Heritage skills and technology (SCQF L6) 2 years FT 1 year Herefordshire and LuDistLow College 580f7746edc52/Blacksmithing-andMetalwork ■ L2 Dip Blacksmithing and metalwork ■ L3 Dip Blacksmithing and metalwork 1 year 1–2 years Heritage Craft Alliance Ltd course-list/4586782776 ■ L3 NVQ Dip Heritage skills (construction) – mason ■ L4 NVQ Dip Construction site supervision – conservation 6–12 months 12–18 months Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle heritage-skills-centre ■ Historic environment skills, traineeships 18 months Lead Sheet Training Academy the-lsta- specialist-applied-skills-courses/ ■ L2–L3 Leadwork, specialist applied-skills programme (SAP) ■ Traditional basic hard metal ■ Traditional intermediate hard metal (C&G accredited) 18 months 5 days 35 days Lead Sheet Training Academy ■ Traditional intermediate leadwork craft (C&G accredited) 35 days The Lettering Arts Trust ■ Apprenticeships in letter design and carving ■ Journeymen placements to enhance letter carving skills 2 years 3 months LTM Training Academy LTMAcademyDivision/ LTMTrainingAcademy.aspx ■ Building conservation technician apprenticeship 3 years Moulton College further- education/furniture-studies ■ Dip L2 Furniture making by hand ■ Dip L2 Wood machining ■ Dip L3 Furniture design and make ■ Dip L3 Stonemasonry 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year National Construction Training Services (NCTS) ■ L3 Heritage lead and hard metals roofing operative 18 months National Construction Training Services (NCTS) ■ L3 Heritage roof slating and tiling roofing operative 18 months Oak Frame Training Forum skills-programme-saplevel-3/ ■ L2 Structural post and beam carpentry SAP ■ L3 Heritage skills (construction) – wood occupations 12 months 12 months The Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust ■ Direct carving, sculpture, letter-cutting, architectural detail, stonemasonry and conservation skills 1–4 weeks Priestman Associates LLP ■ L3 NVQ Heritage skills: façade preservation ■ L6/7 NVQ Construction site management (conservation) 9 months 12 months The Prince’s Foundation building-craft-programme-heritageskills-nvq-level-3 ■ L3 NVQ Building craft programme 8 months South Coast Roof Training courses/heritage-skills/ ■ L3 Heritage skills 1 year + 14 days SUP, 1 year + 30 days SAP Terrence Lee Conservation www.terrenceleeconservation. html ■ Brickwork conservation 1–4 days Tywi Centre heritage-carpentry-training-andqualifications ■ L3 Heritage carpentry NVQ: specialist applied skills programme ■ L3 Heritage plastering specialist applied skills programme 20 days + <18months assessment 20 days + <18months assessment West Dean College (The Edward James Foundation) courses?category=Conservation ■ Various short courses in conservation 1–6 days