Heritage Practice Training Programme

In partnership with Historic England the University of Leicester has developed the Heritage Practice Training Programme to deliver practical, technical and specialist skills for heritage professionals (http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/history/heritage). Forthcoming courses include:

Specifying works on historic buildings: Conservation Approaches (at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle), 8 May 2017. £95 including lunch and refreshments. This course is designed to professionals with experience of specifying work on mainstream construction projects, or who those who are responsible for procuring professional services for the repair and maintenance of traditional buildings, to specification of works on historic buildings. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/history/heritage/specifying-works-on-hi...

Managing our Military Heritage (at the University of Leicester and RAF Alconbury), 8 – 9 May 2017. £275 Early Bird including lunches, refreshments, dinner and bed & breakfast accommodation. The course is aimed at local authority historic environment staff, curators, and consultants responsible for assessing the significance of modern military heritage and who are looking for solutions for sustainable long term management. Managers and trustees of historic military sites will also find the course of interest. By the end of the course, through presented case studies, delegates will have gained a greater understanding of the range of modern military sites, and the management issues faced by these heritage assets. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/history/heritage/managing-our-military-...

Digital Data & Archaeology (at the University of Leicester), 15 – 16 May 2017. £275 Early Bird including lunches, refreshments, dinner and bed & breakfast accommodation. Through a series of presentations, practical sessions, and group discussions, this course will explore the importance of digital preservation for the long term safety of archaeological data and provide practical guidance on how to prepare, curate, deposit and access digital data. We will also provide guidance on data publishing online and introduce Linked Open Data for archaeology. http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/history/heritage/digital-data-archaeology

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