The Building Conservation Directory 2023
COURSES & TRAINING continued U S E F U L I N F O R M AT I O N 6 177 C AT H E D R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S T H E B U I L D I N G C O N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C T O R Y 2 0 2 3 | C E L E B R AT I N G 3 0 Y E A R S BUILDINGS ARCHAEOLOGY University of Leicester www2.le.ac.uk/departments/ archaeology/postgraduate ■ MA/PGDip Archaeology and Heritage 1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT, Dist University of York www.york.ac.uk/study/ postgraduate-taught/courses/ ma-historical-archaeology ■ MA Historical Archaeology 1 yr FT, 2–3 yrs PT CRAFT TRAINING Bath College www.bathcollege.ac.uk/ construction-trades ■ L1 Stonemasonry ■ L2–3 Stonemasonry 1 yr FT 1–2 yrs FT Bedford College https://bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk/ ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills in painting and decorating ■ L3 NVQ Heritage Skills, plastering Varies Varies The Building Crafts College www.thebcc.ac.uk/category/ heritage-conservation ■ L2 +3 Conservation & Heritage NVQs Varies City & Guilds of London Art School www.cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk ■ DipHE/BA(Hons) Carving: Architectural Stone Dip 2 yrs, BA 3 yrs FT Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain www.dswa.org.uk ■ Dry stone walling courses throughout the UK 2–4 days City of Glasgow College bc-url.com/cityofglasgow- furniture-restoration-hnd ■ HND Furniture Restoration 2 yrs FT City of Glasgow College bc-url.com/cityofglasgow- heritage-technology ■ NQ Heritage Skills & Technology (SCQF L6) 1 yr Herefordshire and Ludlow College bc-url.com/hlcollege- blacksmithing-l2 ■ L2 Dip Blacksmithing and Metalwork 1 yr Herefordshire and Ludlow College bc-url.com/hlcollege- blacksmithing-l3 ■ L3 Dip Blacksmithing and Metalwork 1–2 yrs Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle www.lincolncastle.com/explore/ heritage-skills-centre ■ Historic Environment Skills, traineeships 18 mnths Lead Sheet Training Academy leadsheet.co.uk/service/the-lsta- specialist-applied-skills-courses ■ L2–L3 Leadwork, Specialist Applied-Skills Programme (SAP) 18 mnths Lead Sheet Training Academy leadsheet.co.uk/service/traditional- basic-hard-metal-craft ■ Traditional Basic Hard Metal 5 days Lead Sheet Training Academy www.leadsheet.co.uk ■ Traditional Intermediate Hard Metal (C&G Accredited) ■ Traditional Intermediate Leadwork Craft (C&G Accredited) 35 days 35 days The Lettering Arts Trust www.letteringartstrust.org.uk ■ Apprenticeships in letter design and carving ■ Journeymen placements to enhance letter carving skills 2 yrs 3 mnths LTM Training Academy www.traditionalmasonry.co.uk/ LTMAcademyDivision/ LTMTrainingAcademy.aspx ■ Building Conservation Technician Apprenticeship 3 yrs Moulton College www.moulton.ac.uk/our-courses/ further-education/furniture-studies ■ Dip L2 Furniture Making 1 yr Moulton College www.moulton.ac.uk/courses/ psmd3/stonemasonry-diploma- level-3 ■ Dip L3 Stonemasonry 1 yr The Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust learningstone.org ■ Stone-carving, sculpture, letter-cutting, architectural detail, stonemasonry and geometry Varies The Prince’s Foundation princes-foundation.org/education/ building-craft-programme ■ L3 NVQ – Building Craft Programme 8 mnths South Coast Roof Training www.southcoastrooftraining.co.uk/ courses/heritage-skills/ ■ L3 Heritage Skills SAP, Roofing 1 yr + 14 days SUP, 1 yr + 30 days SAP Tywi Centre bc-url.com/tywicentre-courses ■ L3 Heritage carpentry NVQ: Specialist Applied Skills Programme ■ L3 Heritage Masonry NVQ: Specialist Applied Skills Programme ■ L3 Heritage Plastering NVQ: Specialist Applied Skills Programme 20 days + <18 mnths 2 yrs PT Terrence Lee Conservation www.terrenceleeconservation.co.uk/ teaching-training-lecturing.html ■ Brickwork conservation 1-4 days MISCELLANEOUS COURSES The Attingham Trust www.attinghamtrust.org ■ Residential courses on the historic house and its collections Varies Digital Academy for the Sustainable Built Environment bc-url.com/digitalacademy-energy- renovation ■ Energy Renovation for Traditional Buildings 30 wks Tel No: 01743 874837 Mobile: 07772 703613 Email: email@example.com www.terrenceleeconservation.co.uk Traditional Brickwork Courses One to one, small group and bespoke courses in traditional brickwork conservation • Historic pointing – all styles • Gauged brickwork • Building limes on site • Brickwork conservation repairs • Brick & brickwork history • Assessment of brickwork TERRENCE LEE CONSERVAT ION Traditional & Historic Brickwork Conservation ◾ UNIVERSITY OF BATH Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath BA2 7AY Tel 01225 385115 Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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