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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

Volunteer opportunity: Design Guide Volunteer Placement (Thatch)

This role will write case studies on thatching projects at National Trust properties to identify what has worked, what hasn’t and why. ...read more

Job opportunity: Roofer

Roofer required for friendly team of heritage specialists. 5 years’ experience required ...read more

NHTG Newsletter, February 2019

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


Events

Heritage Interpretation and Design

This course is aimed at anyone wanting to further their understanding in heritage interpretation and design.

Conservation of Architectural Ironwork 2 day CPD

As part of the heritage skills training programme funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation at Shrewsbury Flaxmill, we will be running our 2-day ‘Conservation of Architectural Ironwork’ CPD

Traditional sash Windows: care, repair and upgrading

This one day course provides an introduction to traditional sliding sash windows and looks at some common faults and simple repairs together with ways to improve the thermal efficiency of timber windows without resorting to replacement windows.