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This programme gives you the skills needed for work in conservation and regeneration, and the management of historic buildings and landscapes. This programme has a strong practical element and is delivered through a series of weekend workshops throughout the year making full use of the unique setting of industrial monuments within the Ironbridge Gorge. This programme is recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. The programme is taught at the Ironbridge Institute, situated in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site in Shropshire, and run jointly by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and the University. It makes full use of the unique setting of industrial monuments within the Ironbridge Gorge, supplemented by visits to a rich variety of other sites to illustrate particular aspects within the modules. You will study two core modules: Management and Project Design Basic Concepts in Conservation The core modules cover key skills such as the ethics and philosophy of conservation, the legislative background, project management and financing of conservation projects. You will also study six optional practical conservation workshops from a choice of ten that provide a detailed practical introduction to conservation techniques and approaches. Optional modules include: The Use of Lime in Historic Buildings The Conservation of Non-structural and Structural Timber The Conservation of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metalwork Ceramic Building Materials The Conservation of Historic Interiors The Conservation and Repair of Stone An Introduction to Estates, Parks and Gardens The Conservation of 20th-Century Buildings Building Recording This structure has been designed specifically for those in employment who have to reconcile their work requirements and their wish to upgrade their skills. Individual workshop weekends or days are available as continuing professional development (CPD) options, please contact us for further information.

This programme gives you the skills needed for work in conservation and regeneration, and the management of historic buildings and landscapes. This programme has a strong practical element and is delivered through a series of weekend workshops throughout the year making full use of the unique setting of industrial monuments within the Ironbridge Gorge. This programme is recognised by the...

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