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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.

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 ran a high quality bursary scheme 2017- 2018. This was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and gave 30 trainees work-based training and skills development opportunities, while receiving a monthly bursary in order to establish a career in the built heritage sector.

During the placements trainees were paid to learn valuable heritage skills, gained qualifications and work experience in heritage workplaces. As part of the scheme the NHTG delivered HLF-funded courses and events too.

Find out more about the scheme here.


Latest News

The NHTG welcomes The Prince's Foundation and SPAB to the Membership Scheme

The NHTG is delighted to welcome two fantastic built heritage organisations to the Membership scheme. ...read more

Like Notre Dame Cathedral, all historic buildings are at risk of fire

The devastating fire this week at the 800-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, is a stark warning to other historic buildings, which might be at risk of a similar fate. ...read more

NHTG Newsletter, April 2019

Built heritage news, training, events and jobs. ...read more


Events

Conservation and Repair of Timber

This course provides an intensive introduction to historic timber-framed structures.

RC1 19: Repair of Old Buildings Course

Run over five days, this course delivers an intensive programme of lectures and visits to building repair projects. It runs twice a year - in the spring and the autumn.

Conservation and Repair of Slate and Stone Roofing

This course covers the history of traditional slate and stone roofing but mainly concentrates on their conservation and repair.