Heritage Trades

Explore Heritage Trades and learn preservation and restoration techniques at some of South Australia's prestigious heritage locations.

To make a booking, contact Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT)
on 0403 705 602.

Pondanna Outstation, Chaff Building
Gawler Ranges
Monday 19 - Friday 23 April 2021

What you will learn

Stone Conservation

  • Lime mortar technology
  • Repointing techniques
  • Stone construction

Cost with CITB number $300
Cost without CITB number $1,500

You will need to provide your own camping equipment such as swags or camper vehicles. Hot showers and power will be available.

Meals are provided and include a BBQ for the meet and greet upon arrival on Monday.

Getting there
The outstation is accessible with 4WD vehicles only.

Course notes and a certificate of completion are included.

Bookings and Fees

To make a booking, contact Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT)
on 0403 705 602.

Get a discount on course fees with a CITB Number:

What is a CITB Number?

A CITB number makes your construction training more affordable by giving you access to discounted courses at our endorsed training providers across SA.

To receive the discount you will need to give your valid CITB number to the training provider upon booking in for your training. To find your number you can perform a search with your name and date of birth. To find out if you are eligible for a number please make an application.

Who are our Heritage Trades Trainers?

Training is conducted by Keith McAllister and his team from Heritage Stone Restorations. Keith has international training in Stone Sculpturing at the Bath Academy of the Arts, and Architectural Stonework and Conservation with the Bournemouth University in the UK.

Both government and professional organisations within South Australia and interstate seek his advice and assistance about heritage conservation. The expert knowledge and skills that Keith has brought to the Heritage Trades courses over the past seven years continues to highlight a successful partnership between the CITB and Heritage Stone Restorations.

A number of buildings around South Australia have already been restored. You can view these in detail by visiting our Heritage Trades page on Facebook.