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Historic Environment Local Management Training Programme

Our Historic Environment Local Management (HELM) training programme provides training on managing the historic environment for local authorities, regional agencies and national organisations, free of charge. Here you can find out more about our available courses.

We work with key partners to deliver courses which provide advice and practical tools to further understanding of heritage issues and enable people to make decisions which can enhance and protect our heritage for future generations.

Courses for spring 2015

HELM courses are one day long, and are offered in various locations. To book a course or view the programme, please click on your preferred course date.

New Housing in Historic Areas

This course will help you make an assessment of the impact of housing developments on heritage assets. It explores understanding significance, setting issues and how to use the historic environment as a tool to enhance the identity of a place.

12 March - Stratford-Upon-Avon

24 March - Sheffield

22 April - location TBC

14 May - location TBC

Asset Transfer

This course will look at the practicalities of undertaking the transfer of ownership of heritage assets from local authorities to local community management. It will include identifying new uses for heritage assets, assessing the cost of bringing an asset into use, and sources of funding.

19 March - Nottingham

Historic Town Centres: Future Planning for Sustainable Growth

This course will help you understand the different perspectives on the management and development of historic town centres and the benefits of embracing historic character to enable sustainable growth.

30 April - location TBC

21 May - location TBC


Training Delivery Officers

Heritage Protection Department