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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 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.

We have a HLF-funded Heritage course coming up on the 28th September Ripon.

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 [email protected]


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. As part of the scheme we are running HLF Funded courses and events too.

Find out more and apply here.


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Events

Conservation and Repair of Stone Masonry

This course provides a comprehensive study of building and decorative stone from its formation and extraction through to its repair and maintenance in the building context.

Understanding Repair and Maintenance of Traditional (Pre 1919) Buildings Courses

Of interest to crafts persons, builders and professionals – a two day course on Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Buildings.

Sapperton Symposium: Architectural History and Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds

A one-day symposium exploring the architectural history and arts and crafts heritage of a Gloucestershire parish.