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 two year membership term.

How to Apply

For an application pack please with further details email [email protected] or contact Sophie Keegan on 01246 252363

 

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Events

Complex Roofing Course

This course will be incorporating the geometry of a Rhineland Helmet door head and a Cruciform Kite-on-Plan roof.

Conservation and Repair of Stone Masonry

This course provides a comprehensive study of building and decorative stone from its formation and extraction through to its repair and maintenance in the building context.

Coatings and Consolidants for Masonry

There is a long heritage to both the painting of masonry and to the application of materials to attempt to consolidate decayed stone surfaces. This two-day course will start by setting out the nature and historic use of these materials.