The Building Conservation Directory 2020

USEFUL INFORMATION 6 COURSES & TRAINING continued 177 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I O N 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 0 ◾ CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL 124 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ Tel 020 7735 2306 Email CONSERVATION COURSES : BA (Hons) Conservation Studies and MA Conservation – teaching traditional craft skills, analytical skills and theory for the conservation and restoration of 3-D works of art and decorative surfaces. CARVING COURSES: BA (Hons) Historic Carving with pathways in Architectural Stone or Woodcarving & Gilding and PGDip/ MA Carving – FT/PT. Students are trained in replication and replacement carving for historic buildings and interiors, and to apply traditional skills to produce contemporary work. The courses include training in Lettering – the understanding of historic and contemporary letter forms and tools, materials and letter cutting techniques. Grants and financial assistance available. ◾ 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 172. ◾ SCOTTISH LIME CENTRE TRUST Charlestown Workshops, Rocks Road, Charlestown, Fife KY11 3EN Tel 01383 872722 Fax 01383 872744 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : The Scottish Lime Centre Trust is one of the UK’s leading providers of practical training and education for building conservation, attracting homeowners, building professionals and contractors. All the company’s training needs are uniquely informed by its building advisory work ensuring the course content is ‘cutting edge’. CPD certificates are provided for all courses. S ee also: display entry on page 176. ◾ UNIVERSITY OF BATH Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath BA2 7AY Tel +441225385115 Email MASTERS DEGREE (MSc) IN THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS : The UK’s number one for architecture ( The Complete University Guide and the Good University Guide for 2019). Taking place within the world heritage city of Bath the course, one-year full time, provides technical training within an academic framework including the teaching of classical architecture and the philosophy of conservation. Teaching units include: structural conservation; materials, construction and skills; history and theory (classical architecture and the philosophy of conservation); and the law, including the international legal regime, relating to conservation and heritage management, costing and contracts and the building regulations. Architects, engineers, surveyors, conservation officers, art historians, archaeologists and suitably qualified candidates from other fields with first degree or equivalent are eligible. ◾ 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. CRAFT TRAINING City of Bath College Tel 01225 312191 ■ L2–3 Stonemasonry, Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships ■ L2–3 Stonemasonry Int App 2 yrs Adv App 1 yr 1 yr FT Bedford College Tel 01234 291747 ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills in brickwork ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills in carpentry and joinery ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills in painting and decorating ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills in plastering Varies Varies Varies Varies The Building Crafts College Tel 020 8522 1705 ■ Construction Skills and C&G Dip Advanced Stonemasonry ■ Dip Fine Woodwork ■ Joinery courses from L1 Dip to L3 Advanced Craft ■ Stonemasonry courses (CDS, ACD, NVQ L2 and 3, CITB L3/ dip) 1 yr FT L3 2 yrs BR 2 yrs FT Varies 1–2 yrs FT/ PT City & Guilds of London Art School Tel 020 7735 2306 ■ BA (Hons) Historic Carving: ◗ Architectural Stone ◗ Woodcarving & Gilding 3 yrs 3 yrs Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain Tel 01539 567953 ■ Dry stone walling courses throughout the UK 2 days Forth Valley College Tel 0845 634 44 44 ■ L10 SCQF Advanced Professional Diploma in Technical Building Conservation 4 yrs City of Glasgow College Tel 0141 566 6222 ■ HND Furniture Restoration ■ NQ Conservation and Restoration ■ NQ Construction Crafts ■ PDA L6–L7 Stonemasonry 2 yrs FT 1 yr 1 yr PT Herefordshire and Ludlow College Tel 0800 032 1986 ■ L2 Dip Blacksmithing and Metalwork ■ L3 Extended Dip Blacksmithing and Metalwork 1 yr 2 yrs Heritage Craft & Building Skills Centre Tel 07788 313645 ■ L3 NVQ Dip Heritage Skills: Roof slating and tiling SAP 1 yr Heritage Craft Alliance Ltd Tel 01677 422289 ■ L2 NOCN NVQ Heritage Conservation and British Canal and Waterway Restoration (QCF) ■ L3 NVQ Dip Heritage Skills (Construction) ◗ Brick Worker ◗ Finisher ◗ Mason ◗ Plastering Occupations (Fibrous plastering) ◗ Plastering Occupations (Solid plastering) ◗ Roofing, Tiling and Slating ◗ Wood Occupations ◗ L4 NVQ Dip Construction Site Supervision – Conservation ◗ L6 NVQ Dip Construction Site Management – Conservation 6–9 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 6–12 months 12–18 months 12–18 months Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle Tel 01522 552434 ■ Historic Environment Skills traineeships in joinery, masonry, plastering, roofing, BPT projects, community engagement etc 12–18 months Lead Sheet Training Academy Tel 01622 872432 ■ L2–L3 Leadwork, SASP ■ Traditional Basic Hard Metal ■ Traditional Intermediate Hard Metal (C&G Accredited) ■ Traditional Intermediate Leadwork Craft (C&G Accredited) L2 2 yrs, L3 1 yr 5 days 35 days 35 days LTM Training Academy Tel 01786 459 990 ■ Building Conservation Technician Apprenticeship 3 yrs The Lettering Arts Trust Tel 01728 688393 ■ Apprenticeships in letter design and carving 2 years Gerard C J Lynch Tel 01908 584163 ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Brickwork Special Apprenticeship 30 days Moulton College Tel 01604 491131 ■ Dip L2 Furniture Finishing Methods ■ Dip L2 Stonemasonry ■ Dip L3 Stonemasonry 1 yr 1 yr 1 yr North Nottinghamshire College Tel 01909 504500 ■ L3 NVQ Dip Heritage Skills – Brick ■ L3 NVQ Dip Heritage Skills – Wood 1–2 yr 1–2 yr The Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust Tel 01305 826736 ■ Stone–carving, sculpture, letter– cutting, architectural detail, stonemasonry and geometry Varies The Prince’s Foundation Tel 01290 558 392 ■ L3 NVQ – Building Craft Programme 8 months