09 Building conservation and heritage

Understanding the legislative framework and principles of conservation practice. Having the right knowledge, skills and techniques, or access to the right specialists, to work on conservation (repair and maintenance) projects, and historic or listed buildings and places.
  • Background and context: understanding of:
  • Legislation and published governmental and other guidance
  • Significance: understanding of:
  • Making judgments and collaboration: ability to:
  • Reading and understanding a monument: ability to:
  • International and historic context: understanding of:
  • Surveys and investigations: understanding of:
  • Determining and understanding defects and causes of decay
  • Materials: understanding of:
  • Conservation strategy: understanding of

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