Academic Courses

Academic Courses

We have tried to make this section comprehensive, however if there are opportunities/links that could be added please contact us with the details.

Please note that all information relates specifically to ironwork conservation.

Two day intensive course providing an opportunity for professionals and crafts people alike who wish to learn the basic principles of assessing historic ironwork in situ and make decisions about its care. Ideal for those wishing to commission work on listed ironwork, whether architects, surveyors or conservation professionals with information they will find essential in the writing of specifications.

West Dean College

West Dean College offer a Graduate Diploma in the Conservation of Metalwork and an MA in Conservation Studies They also offer a Professional Development Diploma in Historic Building Conservation and a range of intensive short courses relating to various aspects of metalwork.

Institute for Conservation (Icon)
Good links from this site to training in conservation through higher education.

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

Various training courses in conservation.