Heritage Trades

The Heritage Trades Program offers construction workers subsidised training at some of South Australia's prestigious heritage locations.

Heritage Trades Training is back for 2017! Click on the courses below for more details.

Traditional Pressed Metalwork - Capri Cinema, Goodwood SA

Where: Capri Cinema, 141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood, Adelaide 
When: Monday, 1st May - Friday, 5th May 2017 
Time: 7:30am - 4:30pm

Practical work on the Capri Cinema veranda soffit and facade will provide participants with the following hands-on experience:

  • Techniques in pressed metal ceiling and facade restoration.
  • Removal of existing pressed metal ceiling panels.
  • Re-fixing the timber substrate, restoration and reinstatement of the ceiling.
  • Repairs to Art Deco facade  and the timber substrate.
  • A presentation on how pressed metal ceilings and walls are manufactured.
  • Elevated Work Platform Boom Operations (HRW Licence above 11 meters) and the industry recognised 'Yellow Card' for Scissor Lift and Boom Lift under 11 meters to be done outside of this week at a time that suits the participant.

Price with CITB Training Card $195.00
Price without CITB Training Card $1,200.00

Painting Techniques - Capri Cinema, Goodwood SA

Where: Capri Cinema, 141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood, Adelaide
When: Monday, 1st May - Friday, 5th May 2017
Time: 7:30am - 4:30pm

Practical work on the Capri Cinema exterior will provide participants with the following hands-on experience:

  • Applying paint by spray/power roller
    • Accessories
    • Techniques
    • Troubleshooting
  • Lead testing and awareness.
  • Elevated Work Platform Boom Operations (HRW Licence above 11 meters) and the industry recognised 'Yellow Card' for Scissor Lift and Boom Lift under 11 meters.

Price with CITB Training Card $195.00
Price without CITB Training Card $1,200.00

SOLD OUT Heritage Stone / Timber Conservation - Antro Woolshed, Bimbowrie SA

Where: Bimbowrie Conservation Park, South Australia
When: Sunday, 4th June - Friday, 9th June 2017
Time: 7:30am - 4:30pm.
Accommodation and meals provided.

Practical work on the Antro Woolshed will provide participants with the following hands-on experience:

  • Techniques in basic stone conservation.
  • Understanding lime mortars
    • Processing procedure
    • Gauging and mixing
    • Preparation application and finishing
  • Use of lime mortars and traditional materials.
  • Natural timber conservation techniques.

Price with CITB Training Card $195.00
Price without CITB Training Card $1,200.00

Heritage Stone / Timber Conservation - Glencoe Woolshed, Glencoe SA

Where: Glencoe Woolshed, Glencoe Rd, Glencoe South Australia
When: Sunday, 18th June - Friday, 23rd June
Time: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Accommodation and meals provided.

Practical work on the Glencoe Woolshed will provide participants with the following hands-on experience:

  • Techniques in basic stone conservation.
  • Lime washing techniques.
  • Understanding lime mortars
    • Processing prcedure
    • Gauging and mixing
    • Preparation application and finishing
  • Use of lime mortars and traditional materials.
  • Natural timber conservation techniques.

Price with CITB Training Card $195.00
Price without CITB Training Card $1,200.00

Participants will need to be available for the entire duration of the course, and provide their own transport.

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.

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