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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.


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Events

Skills Training: Energy Efficiency and Project Management

Skills Training Event: Energy Efficiency and Project Management

Fire Folk, Celebrating Heritage Skills

Join us in Bath's Parade Gardens for a fresh line-up of talented local folk bands to celebrate the installation of the BathIRON bandstand balustrade – a beautiful sculptural piece which was hand-forged by teams of blacksmiths from all over the UK.

Conservation and Repair of Plasters and Renders

This course will provide an understanding of, and basic skills in, the conservation and replication of traditional internal and external plaster.