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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.

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.


Latest News

Job opportunities at the Traditional Building Skills Company

The company is looking for a stonemason, a site carpenter and a site manager. ...read more

Opportunity: Built heritage craft bursary scheme

The Prince's Foundation and the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) are collaborating to deliver a training programme in traditional building skills, linking short courses and workshops with a series of live training builds on heritage sites across t ...read more

Apprenticeship Opportunity: Hay Castle

Hay Castle have the opportunity starting in autumn, 2018 for two paid apprentices to work with John Weaver Conservation during the restoration of Hay Castle ...read more


Events

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma one year course.

Level 3 NVQ in Roof Slating and Tiling

This 30-day course develops skills and experience working with heritage roofing materials leading to an NVQ Diploma Level 3 qualification, awarded by NOCN

Heritage Open Days weekend 1

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers.