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What we do

The NHTG is a voluntary organisation established to co-ordinate the ongoing development and delivery of traditional building crafts training and qualifications in the heritage sector of the UK.

We have created a Traditional Building Skills Training Toolkit that is free to download.

We are currently running a bursary scheme funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund, to train people in heritage skills within a workplace setting. Find out more here.

The NHTG  runs a telephone helpdesk offering heritage building skills training guidance.

Got any questions, we'd be happy to help!

Call 01246 252 363 or email your query to info@the-nhtg.org.uk


NHTG Bursary Scheme

The National Heritage Training Group are offering high quality, work-based training and skills development opportunities to equip people for a career in the built heritage sector in the form of paid bursaries, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

During a placement trainees will be paid to learn valuable heritage skills, gain qualifications and work experience in a heritage workplace.

Are you interested to offer a placement with your specialist heritage building company or would you like to take part in a training placement?

Find out more and apply here.


Latest News

Opportunity: Lettercarving Apprenticeship

Stonesetters are currently looking to take on a new letter carving apprentice. ...read more

Opportunity: Specialist Apprenticeship in Heritage Wood Occupations (Carpentry)

There is an exciting opportunity for a 12 months Heritage Apprenticeship with a specialist Historic Building Conservation company Fullers (Builders) Ltd based on historic projects in the London Area. ...read more

Opportunity: Trainee Heritage Brickworker, London area

An opportunity for a Trainee Heritage Brickworker has arisen as part of the NHTG Bursary Scheme. ...read more


Events

Clay Dabbins Workshops in the Solway Wetlands

The Solway Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme is constructing a Clay Dabbin building at the RSPB Campfield Reserve, Bowness-on-Solway.

NHIG Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

Aimed at professionals and craftspeople, this NHIG course is an introduction to the conservation of ironwork.

Introduction to Blacksmithing

The Heritage Skills Centre is a focus for heritage crafts and skills development in Lincolnshire, they are running this introduction to Blacksmithing.