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Training Opportunities in the South West

Our Historic Environment Local Management (HELM) programme offers free training for local authority staff, those working in the public sector and as volunteers.

This year, we’ve added HELM Essentials, a training programme designed for local authority planners and newcomers to historic environment services.

Listed below are the latest training opportunities in the South West.

Historic England Webinars

Historic England's webinars are free to register for and provide an interactive and immersive live online learning experience on a variety of topics relevant to the heritage sector and support Historic England's HELM training programme. 

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Constructive Conservation (HELM Essentials), 1 November 2017, Gloucester

This course offers an insight to planners and heritage professionals of the opportunities for harnessing the value and significance of the historic environment in sustainable development.  

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The National Planning Policy Framework Decoded - A practical workshop, 22 November 2017

This course is a practical, problem-solving workshop aimed at encouraging the consistent and efficient delivery of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) amongst Development Management Planning staff. Led by speakers from a range of Historic England departments, the course will tackle key problem topics through a mixture of group discussions, case study exercises and expert panels.

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Understanding and Managing World Heritage Sites - 16 January 2018 (location tbc)

You will better understand UNESCO and its value, gain an awareness and better knowledge of the World Heritage Convention and its relevance in England, and develop your understanding of the benefits and challenges arising from World Heritage status, including the legislation surrounding the status.

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