Get practical training from leading experts in specialist building trades, as well as more general building maintenance/management training.
These courses are suitable for beginners, age 16 years and over, who own a historic property or are interested on working on them. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. All of our courses are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Maintenance matters - The routine care of old buildings: a guide for owners and users
|Friday 8 March 2019||9.30am-4.30pm||King Richard III Visitor Centre|
What you'll learn
- Why buildings decay;
- Managing maintenance of a historic building;
- Safety aspects relating to building maintenance.
James Innerdale trained as an architect at Brighton Polytechnic, after which he worked for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings as their Northern Officer for several years before returning to private practice. He worked as Technical Officer for the SPAB's national Maintenance Co-operatives Project and now works as an independent Conservation Architect and a Consultant with Crosby Granger Architects. James has provided training in conservation of historic buildings for Historic England, the North of England Civic Trust, the Heritage Trust for the North West and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
All courses have been heavily subsidised. Prices range from £19.99 to £40. If you are a resident or work in the THI area, the course may be free of charge.
How to book a place
To book your place for the following courses, please use the quick link at the top of this page. Select the course(s) that you wish to attend on the online form and proceed to pay by card.
Health and safety
For the practical building conservation courses, personal protective equipment is provided but please wear work clothes that you do not mind getting dirty/damaged and sturdy shoes, preferably hard toe capped.
Send us an email
Ring us on: 0116 454 3034