Building our Heritage Contractors Conference

Building our Heritage Contractors Conference

Overview
This course will deliver a series of 4 talks. It will provide attendees with information about some of the key challenges which exist in the Heritage Construction Sector in Wales and help them to understand the opportunities that the Heritage Construction sector can offer

Certification
A certificate of participation is issued by Canolfan Tywi Centre to those that request it.

Venues, Dates and Start times

  • National Botanic Gardens of Wales
  • Friday 6th January 2017
  • 9.30am

Who should attend
This training is suitable for those that work in the construction industry, both heritage specialists and mainstream contractors. In addition, those that work in organisations which support the construction industry would gain benefit from information and networking activities.

Course Content

On successful completion of the activity you will have an appreciation of:

  • The economic incentives to regenerating the Welsh historic built environment.
  • Essential traditional building repairs – what is ‘critical’ and what isn’t.
  • The Building Regulations and their relevance and relationship with Wales’s historic buildings.
  • Bats and Buildings – how to work with bats in a building renovation

Qualifications
A certificate of participation is issued by Canolfan Tywi Centre to those that request it.

Course duration
3.5hrs

Number of participants minimum and maximum
15 - 50

Deliverer
Alison Powell, Associate Technical Director, Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd
Nathan Goss, Nathan Goss Conservation
Tony Gwynne, Senior Building Control Surveyor, Forest of Dean District Council
Steve Lucas, Wales Officer, Bat Conservation Trust (Wales)

Cost
This course is free for eligible individuals and companies working in construction and its supply network.

Grant
CITB registered companies may be eligible for grant aid