Heritage Wood Occupations SAP and SUP

Starts: Monday, 11th September 2017 - 9.00am

Ends: Friday, 22nd September 2017 - 5.00pm

Location: Traditional Building Skills, The Old White House Barn, Clifford, Herefordshire, HR3 5EU

About this event

HLF Logo5 or 10 day SUP and 20 SAP course in the conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery. During the course participants will develop a solid theoretical underpinning to practical on-site skills development in bench joinery and timber framing.

Examples of course content are: Identification of materials, defects, fungi treatment and repairs, plan reading, tools of the trade, shaping and milling, making and using jigs, setting out, jointing and shaping and conserving or restoring timber framing.

Courses are a combination of lectures and practical work at historic sites and can be an integral part of working towards an NVQ L3 in Heritage Skills. Upon completion of the NVQ portfolio and assessment (within 12 months of registration) the candidate can apply for a CSCS Gold Card (increasingly necessary for Heritage contracts). SUP courses are targeted at more experienced workers. The 20 day SAP course is split into two blocks, both of which require attending to gain the qualification.

Courses are run from the workshop in Clifford on the Powys/Herefordshire border near the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye. Practical sessions will give you the opportunity to work on local historic buildings including the stunning hay Castle.

How to book

Heritage Lottery Funding has been secured to help towards travel and accommodation costs - a grant of £500 per candidate can be applied for.

To book a place please Email with your contact details: [email protected]  Tel: 01497 831125  Joining instructions, the programme and a payment invoice will be sent to applicants.

 

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