Short Course – An Introduction to Conservation and Restoration

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Introduction to Conservation and Restoration is a taster course for those who might wish to pursue an apprenticeship or diploma in Conservation. The course is also ideal for hobbyists who have their own projects to work on. You will complete a programme in heritage and conservation crafts that includes stone masonry and woodworking.

To register your interest, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • Interest in conservation, restoration, stone working and wood working
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Steel toe-capped boots (to be worn at all times while on course)
  • H or 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser/rubber
  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper


  • More detail to follow but we will offer a variety of courses ranging from 2 and 4 day workshops, term-long Saturday courses and one or two week blocks over Easter and Summer 
  • Fees tbc and dependent on length of course. Please apply via website to register your interest and we will contact you with further details in due course 
  • N/A (college certification only)
  • Opportunity to gain material for portfolio or develop your experience in design
  • Other conservation and restoration mainstream programme