This five day training course is aimed at developing
the knowledge of heritage trades amongst people who are working in the construction industry to extend their understanding of materials, building conservation techniques and heritage issues.
The program is part of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Heritage Trades Program, and offers participants subsidised fees if current CITB number is held.
Led by Keith McAllister of Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT), the training will provide participants with the following theoretical and hands-on experience.
– Lath & Plaster Ceiling Stabilisation
– Stone Conservation
* Lime Mortar Technology
* Repointing Techniques
* Traditional lime wash application
– Heritage Painting
* Removal of paints
* Lead Paint Management
* Paint application
All training and practical sessions are to be held at Martindale Hall, Mintaro in the Clare Valley.
You will need to provide your own transport to Mintaro and be available for the full five days of training.
The cost of training will be:
Overnight accommodation will be provided by the Department of Environment & Water (DEW).
All catering will be delivered by Chef Gary Farmer who started his career in Europe, where he worked alongside top chefs and mastered culinary skills of the highest level. He is currently Senior chef at the Intercontinental Hotel, Adelaide
This is a great opportunity for construction workers (up-skill), apprentices and heritage professionals.
Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion in Heritage Trades.
For expressions of interest and further information, please contact Applied
Building Conservation Training (ABCT) during business hours on 0403 705 602.
Places for this course are limited.