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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 some HLF-funded courses coming up this Spring: Heritage Course in July and Mentors, Mentoring Craft Trainees within Heritage Construction Work in June. We are also running heritage SAP and SUPs in Stone Masonry and Wood Occupations with funding for each candidate - 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.


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Events

Conservation and Repair of Brick and Flint Masonry

This course provides an understanding of, and basic skills in, the conservation and repair of traditional brick and flint masonry.

Understanding Building Conservation

If you have a passion for conservation, and want to develop specialist knowledge and skills, this is your first step towards specialisation.

Understanding the care and conservation of pre 1919 buildings course

This is a re-run of the successful 6-day certificated course. It’s aimed at crafts people, contractors, professionals’ and building owners who want to learn about the practicalities of working on old buildings.