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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 have created a Traditional Building Skills Training Toolkit that is free to download.

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.

Are you interested to offer a placement with your specialist heritage building company or would you like to take part in a training placement?

Find out more and apply here.


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Events

Understanding Historic Building Legislation

Emma Lawrence, the SPAB’s Head of Casework, explains the different forms of legislation that protect historic buildings and gives up-to-date insight into how these work in practice.

SPAB Spring Lecture Series 2017 - Glorious Mud! Building with Earth

Building with unfired earth is a widespread but often under-appreciated tradition, which goes by many names across the UK.

Lime Plaster for beginners

These one-day courses are aimed at owners of historic buildings who want to tackle small patch repairs to their homes and those with no prior experience.