Training opportunities

Greyfriars THI pointing

Book now for practical training from the Heritage Skills Centre from Lincoln Castle and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).

Further information

All courses are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Living with your old building: An introduction for building owners and users

Date Time Venue
Saturday 7 October 2017 9.30am – 4.30pm Richard III Visitor Centre

Who's this course for?

This course is aimed at those living or working in historic property. It is suitable for all levels and anyone age 16 and over.

What you'll learn

  • how to work with professionals
  • understand the legal framework relating to historic buildings
  • building performance and maintenance

 

Maintenance matters - The routine care of old buildings: a guide for owners and users

Date Time Venue
Saturday 18 March 2018 9.30am – 4.30pm Richard III Visitor Centre

Who's this course for?

This course is suitable for beginners, age 16 years and over, who own or work in a historic property. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

What you'll learn

  • Why buildings decay
  • Managing maintenance of a historic building
  • Safety aspects relating to building maintenance.

(Please book this course by ringing 0116 454 3034). 

Course costs

All courses have been subsidised and each day is just £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.

  • Maintenance matters
  • Living with your old building
  • Introduction to traditional slate roofing
  • Introduction to lime pointing
  • Repair and maintenance of traditional  windows.

To book your place for the courses mentioned below, you will need to ring us on 0116 454 3034 to book your place. You will not be able to book using the online form.

  • Introduction for building owners and users
  • The routine care of old buildings: a guide for owners and users.

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 where possible.

Contact us

Send us an email
Ring us on: 0116 454 3034