The Building Conservation Directory 2023

178 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 C AT H E D R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S COURSES & TRAINING continued European Restoration Institute (Istituto Europeo del Restauro) ■ Various heritage conservation and restoration courses Varies International Academic Projects ■ Professional development courses in conservation, collections care, archaeology and museum studies 1 hour to 3 days The Prince’s Foundation education/foundation-summer-school ■ Conservation crafts summer school 3 wks The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings ■ SPAB Scholarship: programme for early career qualified architects, surveyors and engineers ■ William Morris Craft Fellowship (craft training for qualified craftspeople 9 mnths FT 3 blocks, 2 mnths FT each SHORT COURSES Birmingham City University conservation-of-the-historic- environment-ma-pgdip ■ Various building conservation CPD courses 2 days Boniface Enterprises Ltd ■ Surveying Timber Framed Buildings ■ Coaching and training in building conservation 1 day Varies Charles Brooking Architectural Historian ■ Embracing the History of the English Door, Window (1650– 1950), shutters, fanlights and ironmongery ■ The Development of Rainwater Heads, circa 1700–1960 ■ The Development of Domestic Stained Glass, circa 1820–1950 ■ The Development of Domestic Staircases, circa 1690–1960 ■ The Development of the Coal- Burning Fire-Grate, circa 1750–1950 ½ day to 1 day, or tailor-made One hour One hour ½ day to 1 day, or tailor-made ½ day to 1 day, or tailor-made Burngate Purbeck Stone Centre ■ Short courses and evening classes in stone 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 & Guilds of London Art School ■ 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 courses ■ Lime training day ■ Pointing Course 1 hour 1 day 1 day 1 day ½ 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 ■ Lime mortar training days 1 day The Environment Study Centre ■ Investigation of Moisture and its Effects in Traditional Buildings ■ Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency for Older and Traditional Buildings 1 day 2 days Place Services, Essex County Council ■ Various short courses in traditional building skills 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 heritage-skills-centre ■ Various, heritage skills Varies ICCROM (Rome) courses ■ Various heritage conservation training courses Varies Lead Sheet Training Academy ■ Traditional Basic Leadwork (C&G Accredited) 3 or 5 days The Lettering Arts Trust ■ Short courses in wood and stone letter carving and calligraphy 1–6 days The Lime Centre training/ ■ Wall Insulation: Internal with woodfibre boards and lime plaster ½ day Low-Impact Living Initiative ■ Online courses on topics from straw-bale building to solar electricity Varies Mike Wye ■ Various online CPD courses and SIGA workshops 1 day Orchard Barn ■ Introduction to using Lime 1 day Orchard Barn restorationskills.html ■ Timber Frame Restoration Skills 3 days Orchard Barn timberframecourse.html ■ Timber framing courses Varies Orchard Barn wattleanddaub.html ■ Wattle and Daub course 1 day Oxford Brookes University ■ Various short courses relating to planning for professionals Varies University of Oxford ■ Various short courses and training in architectural history and the historic environment Varies The Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust ■ Stonemasonry, geometry and architectural detail CPD Varies Prince’s Foundation and Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust arts-programme ■ Building Arts Programme 3 wks Rainbow Glass Ltd ■ Day courses in stained glass and evening workshops 1 day The Red Mason workshop-courses/ ■ CPD and bespoke courses 1 day + Restorative Techniques Ltd ■ CPD seminars on masonry cleaning Varies Royal Agricultural University buildingconservation- summerschool ■ Building Conservation Summer School 4 days Scottish Lime Centre Trust ■ Damp in buildings seminars and CPD ■ Lime seminars and CPD: winter working with lime, lime for civil engineering etc ■ Lime training: rendering/harling, plastering and pointing courses ■ Materials analysis seminars ■ Sash and case window repairs ■ Various building conservation and traditional building skills courses Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies 1–5 days The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings ■ SPAB courses seminars and workshops ■ The Repair of Old Buildings Course: an introduction to the SPAB conservation approach Up to 2 days 5 days (spring and autumn) Stonehealth Ltd ■ Cleaning of Building Masonry (RIBA CPD-approved) Varies Sturge Conservation Studio training.htm ■ Practical leather conservation 3 days Ty-Mawr Lime Ltd visits-consultancy/courses.html ■ Various short courses in building skills. Also RIBA-accredited CPD seminars on the use of lime. Varies (usually 1–2 days) Tywi Centre ■ L3 Award, Repair and Maintenance of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings ■ Various short courses on timber and masonry conservation, use of lime, window repairs etc 2 days 1 day Weald & Downland Living Museum ■ Various short courses in building conservation and traditional crafts and skills 1–5 days West Dean College school-of-conservation/ conservation-cpd ■ Building conservation masterclasses – delivered in collaboration with Historic England 1–4 days Womersley’s Limited training_courses ■ Lime and clay – various short courses for conservation and sustainable building 1 day UNDERGRADUATE COURSES Bath Spa University ug-history-heritage-and-public-history ■ BA (Hons) History (Heritage & Public History) 3–4 yrs FT (PT avail) Bishop Grosseteste University ■ BA (Hons) Archaeology and History The Building Crafts College 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: Books & Paper ■ BA (Hons) Conservation: Stone, Wood & Decorative Surfaces ■ DipHE/GradDip/BA (Hons) Carving: Woodcarving and Gilding 3 yrs FT 3 yrs GradDip 1 yr, Dip 2 yrs, BA 3 yrs FT Hereford College of Arts blacksmithing ■ BA (Hons) Artist Blacksmithing 3 yrs