Heritage Trades

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

Heritage Trades Training in 2018


  • Removal of paint using latest technology and products.
  • Application of breathable paints.
  • Lime rendering
  • Timber conservation
  • Application of water and oil based paints.
  • Basic stonemasonry techniques.

Monday 19th March - Friday 23rd March 2018
Ellen Street, Port Pirie SA 5540

Cost with CITB number $195
Cost without CITB number $1200


  • Blacksmithing
  • Timber work
  • Slate paving
  • Traditional roofing and guttering

Monday 16th April - Friday 20th April 2018
450 Eden Valley Road, Angaston SA 5353

Cost with CITB number $195
Cost without CITB number $1200


  • Solid lime rendering
  • Stonemasonry
  • Repointing
  • Traditional lime washing

Monday 14th May - Friday 18th May 2018

Cost with CITB number $195
Cost without CITB number $1200

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

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

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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