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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.

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

Skills For Trades – Heritage Building Repair Course

A six day certified course, January – March 2018, on understanding the repair and maintenance of pre-1919 buildings

Retrofitting Old Buildings

The UK's existing housing stock is amongst the least energy efficient in Europe and accounts for almost a quarter of our annual carbon emissions. As a result, there is an increasing need to retrofit domestic properties to improve their energy efficiency a

Repairing Traditional Masonry P1- Professional Level 1

This two day workshop for building professionals and provides an introduction to the effective conservation and repair of traditional masonry structures and buildings, for the most part using traditional lime based mortars.