Conservation or restoration of timber-based products
Carpenters and joiners work on a diverse range of tasks associated with our traditional buildings; from a cut roof to repairing a sash window. All of which require an understanding of the significance of those elements, a recognition of appropriate and inappropriate materials and methods of sequencing repairs and alterations in a safe manner.
This course is intended to focus on the candidate being able to use technical information and resources in the conservation or restoration of timber-based products.
The content of the course will include:
- Recognising historical significance and carrying out reversible alterations
- Heritage Impact assessments
- Understanding appropriate methods and the establishment of a safe culture on sire to protect the heritage and its context
- Programming, preparation, planning and working to time allocations
- Recognising previous interventions
- Understanding effects of changes to buildings
- Explain styles of joints, their age-related nature
- Fixing techniques
- Load bearing and non-load bearing elements
- Understanding structure
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for candidates who have completed NVQ2 or 3 in wood occupation or have equivalent experience of working within the carpentry trade.
CITB Training standards and grants
This course is a CITB training standard. CITB registered companies may be eligible to apply for funding from CITB to cover the cost of this course and to receive a short course grant. For full details of available grants and funding please visit https://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grants-and-funding/grants-funding/ or speak with your CITB local adviser.
CITB GET code and grant tier
GET2093 - grant tier 2