Main Information

SLCT Director / Trainer - Roz Artis, SLCT Trainer, Mitchell Fotheringham
Charlestown Workshops, KY11 3EN
Start Time
9:30 a.m.
End Time
4:30 p.m.
£480.00 + VAT
(£576.00 incl VAT)

Technical Details

Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)
Requires C1 & C2?
Technical Level
Practical Level


SQA National Units H8WR 46 - Part of Professional Development Award (PDA) in Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry (0.5 Credits)

This unit is about understanding the conservation, restoration, repair and maintenance of traditional (pre 1919) structures and buildings.

Course Suitability

This unit is designed to develop your ability to understand conservation, restoration, repair and maintenance of traditional buildings including their performance, function and the principles of conservation and restoration. Suitable for those:

✔️ With limited experience in the construction and heritage industries

✔️ Those with existing competencies in the construction industry; and

✔️ Anyone with a keen interest in the care and repair of traditional buildings and their history

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this unit you will be able to appraise the condition of a traditional building or structure and understand the work required to bring it back to a good state of repair within the relevant legislation, conservation principles, skills and materials available today.

Course Programme

This unit is delivered as a training and assessment package TAP 1 (a training course and test in one package) over two ‘face to face’ training days and up to 5 days of self study/ homework. Your workplan is to be submitted for assessment electronically within two weeks of completing the ‘face to face’ training.


You will be assessed through completion of ‘closed-book’ multiple choice questions and in the production of a written and illustrated workplan on an example historic building or structure.

Upon successful completion, you will gain SCQF Level 6 – Equivalent to Higher


Please note: should you cancel this course after booking an admin fee of £25 (incl VAT) will be retained by the Scottish Lime Centre.

£480.00 + VAT
(£576.00 incl VAT)

Starting on: July 9, 2024:

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