Membership

The NHTG is the leading body for the development and support of traditional building skills training and qualifications and promotes the value in supporting the sustainability and viability of the UK’s historic built environment.

Membership is open to those whose businesses are principally engaged in providing services for the historic building sector, undertaking the conservation, repair and maintenance of pre-1919 buildings and who meet the criteria for their sector. They must have completed a minimum of three years trading in this sector whether you are a contractor (large or small trader), material supplier, support services or trade associated federation, the NHTG aim will be to support your individual needs.

Applicants who have completed less than three years trading may apply for start-up business membership. Applicants must meet the criteria for their sector and be able to confirm industry experience. Once their business has completed three years trading, the NHTG will review their application with a view to confirming full membership.

Benefits to Members

  • Free listing on the NHTG membership web directory.
     
  • Use of NHTG Logo.
     
  • Members can use the logo on letterheads, business cards, premises and website etc.
     
  • Free NHTG Newsletters.
     
  • Exclusive use of website to collate and advertise heritage job roles.
     
  • Member rates for using NHTG Website and Newsletters for advertising business opportunities.
     
  • Access to a technical expert helpline.
     
  • Access to technical information.
  • Working with members to facilitate training to suit associated heritage crafts.
  • Sourcing funding for placements with members.
     
  • Topical seminars at discounted rates.
  • Tailor made courses at discounted rates to members.
  • Discounted rates for NHTG two Day Heritage Courses recognised by CSCS.
     
  • Discounted rates for mentoring courses.
     
  • Free Heritage Tool Kit. A guidance booklet for heritage property owners and managers.
     
  • Interactive networking role with heritage agencies/organisations.
     
  • Heritage Skill Cards promotion and guidance in obtaining CSCS cards.

Fees

From 2019 the membership model has changed to a fee of £100 for a one year membership term.

How to Apply

For an application pack please with further details email info@the-nhtg.org.uk or contact Sophie Keegan on 01246 252363

 


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Events

Heritage Solid Plastering specialist applied skills programme NVQ Level 3

This programme is designed to provide practical skills, theoretical knowledge and a recognised qualification to craftspeople who are preparing to specialise in heritage plastering trades.

Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre-1919) Building

Of interest to the public, historic buildings owners, crafts persons, builders and professionals – the Building Crafts College in conjunction with the Old Royal Naval College is offering 2, two-day courses on Repair & Maintenance of Traditional Buildings.

Lime mortars for traditional brickwork

The day will consist of introductory talks followed by practical demonstrations on how to make a decent lime mortar properly, so that a contractors can use it.