ABOUT us

Heritage imageThe NHTG, supported by the CITB is a voluntary organisation responsible for co-ordinating the ongoing development and delivery of traditional building crafts training and qualifications in the heritage sector of the UK.

The organisation supports built environment Federations and their members to encourage and improve access to specialist traditional building skills training, in addition to identifying training needs and developing new training solutions with appropriate bodies such as the sector skills council, CITB.

NHTG also raises awareness of the importance of heritage craft skills across all sectors – professionals, training providers, clients, contractors, property-owners, volunteers, community groups, heritage organisations, sector skills councils and other support agencies – to try to ensure the continued preservation and sustainable use of traditional buildings.

The NHTG runs a telephone helpdesk offering Heritage Building Skills training guidance and information. Got any questions, we'd be happy to help!

Call 01246 252 363 or email your query to [email protected].

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Events

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma one year course.

Princes Foundation Summer School

The Princes Foundation Summer School teaches professionals, graduates, and the public how traditional and sustainable building crafts can be applied today in order to design, build and preserve sustainable communities.

Stained Glass: Techniques & Design

An intensive course covering each stage of the stained glass process.