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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.

Training Courses 2016

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.

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 below.

An Introduction to the Historic Environment for Planners

This course will introduce planners in local authorities to how we understand, protect and manage the historic environment. It will look at the different asset types and how to understand and articulate significance. It will give you more confidence to be able to weigh up the impact on significance to heritage in planning applications, in conjunction with relevant specialist colleagues.

Management and Conservation of Historic Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries

This course will help you understand how the significance of parks, gardens and cemeteries is assessed and articulated and the impact of national and local designation on the management of assets. It will also consider ways to maintain historic parks, gardens and cemeteries in times of austerity, and gain community involvement.

Historic Town Centres: Future Planning for Sustainable Growth

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


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