Heritage Practice Training Courses

In partnership with Historic England the University of Leicester has developed a project to deliver practical, technical and specialist skills for heritage professionals.Following the success of the first year of our partnership with Historic England we are delighted to be in the position to offer an expanded range of courses for 2016-2017.

Our Courses

DateHeritage Practice Training Programme 2017
8 May 2017 Introduction to Specifying Works on Historic Buildings - at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln
8 & 9 May 2017 Managing our Military Heritage
24 May 2017 Aerial Archaeology for Research & Heritage Management
15 June 2017 Introduction to Roman Pottery
22 June 2017 Lidar - An Introduction
5 July 2017

Public Parks: Funding, management and protection of historic parks

Autumn 2017
4 & 5 September 2017 Understanding Statements of Significance
7 & 8 September 2017 Digital Data for Archaeologists
12 September 2017 Writing for Publication
TBC September 2017 An Introduction to Standing Building Recording
18 & 19 September 2017 Understanding Industrial Assets
22 September 2017 Report writing & writing for grey literature
25 September 2017 Specifying Work on Historic Buildings
27 & 28 September 2017 Architecture for Archaeologists
2 & 3 October 2017 Assessing the Impact of Development on the Setting of Heritage Assets
5 October 2017 Working with community groups & volunteer management
TBC 2017 Making Use of Faunal Analysis Reports and Data

Our Aim

Our CPD courses will enhance your skills, address key areas to develop your knowledge and career prospects, as well as bridging skills gaps within the sector.

With input from Historic England, the University of Leicester, the Heritage Skills Centre, and nationally recognised experts each course will focus on specific practical, technical, and specialist skills for heritage professionals. The three-year programme will be wide-ranging and cover topics such as re-use of rural buildings, post-war architecture, archiving, and creating statements of significance.

To ensure you get the most out of every course you attend there will be a limited number of places available, this will vary depending on the course and the advice of the individual Course Director.

Our Venues

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The Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle (image: Lincs CC) at Lincoln Castle (image: Lincs CC)

We will be hosting the courses at a variety of locations to ensure that we best cater to the specific requirements of each course.

Venues include:

Our Pricing

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