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

Heritage Trades Training is run by the HSR Group who are a national multi-award winning company specialising in heritage buildings. 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. To find out more information about CITB funded courses please register your interest using the form at the end of the page.

CITB Funded Courses

Bond Store & Ulva Cottage
Dates to be confirmed - register your interest 

What you will learn:

  • Stone replacement
  • Solid line rendering / plastering
  • Crack stabilisation
  • Traditional limewashing
  • Lime mortar technology
  • Traditional roofing / plumbing
  • Salt damp remediation
  • Repointing techniques

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

All accommodation, meals, course notes and tools are provided.

Jacka House, Hampton Village
Monday 24th - Friday 28th September 2018

What you will learn:

  • Stone construction
  • Solid lime rendering / plastering
  • Lime mortar technology
  • Traditional roofing / plumbing
  • Repointing techniques

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

All accommodation, meals, course notes and tools are provided.

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

Unfunded Courses

For more information and to make a booking contact HSR on 1300 853 003.

Z-Ward, Glenside
Monday 8th - Friday 12th October 2018

What you will learn:

  • Knowledge of the implementation of a project design at heritage listed places
  • An understanding of the process of developing an appropriate methodology for setting up and executing an archaeological field project or field-related project
  • A range of basic field archaeology techniques and methods such as surface exploration and excavation; environmental sampling techniques and archaeological recording
  • A deeper understanding of the theoretical, legislative and ethical context of archaeological fieldwork
  • Personal field mentoring from experienced professional consultant archaeologists.

Glynburn Road, Beaumont
Monday 12th - Friday 16th November 2018

This project has a stonemasonry focus. 

Z Ward, Glenside
Run throughout the year

What you will learn:

  • Salt damp remediation
  • Maintenance of masonry facades
  • Use of appropriate materials
  • Roofing and plumbing
  • Plastering  /rendering
  • Breathable paints

Courses held earlier in 2018

  • Port Pirie Railway Station - March
  • Collingrove Homestead, Barossa Valley - April
  • Houses in Petticoat Lane, Penola - May

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

Register your interest