Training

Explore our range of webinars and courses hosted by diverse experts with a shared passion for traditional building skills, building conservation and safeguarding our building heritage for years to come.

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Courses

Our range of popular courses provide a solid foundation for professionals and DIY enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge, learn practical techniques, and build confidence in tackling projects.

Student and teacher working on decorative plastering

Decorative Plaster & Running Mould Masterclass

Learn the fundamentals of decorative plasterwork, including running a mould in-situ, fibrous plasterwork on the bench and applying the finishing coat with Master Plasterer Sean Wheatley.
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Lime Pointing Course

Develop a solid understanding of pointing with lime under the guidance of our own Phil Brown, including which materials to use, application and finishing methods and aftercare.
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Lime Rendering & Plastering Course

Join us for a one-day course where you will gain a practical introduction to rendering and plastering with lime, including which materials to use, application and finishing methods and aftercare with Master Plasterer Sean Wheatley and our own Phil Brown.
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Lime Training Day

Learn the essential information required to get started with lime-based products, including the theory behind lime and how it works, plus suitable applications and benefits for solid wall construction.
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Webinars

Learn something new no matter where you are with our free webinars, where our own in-house experts share their insights, in-depth knowledge, and practical experience working in building conservation and the care and repair of our built heritage.

A heritage building rendered with lime

Lime in Building

Looking to get started? Learn the fundamentals of lime-based products, including its history and context, the importance of breathability for solid wall masonry, and how lime is used today.
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Breathable Paints & Maintenance

Often seen first but thought about last, find out how paint can protect or improve a building’s performance and appearance, plus insights into maintenance avoiding common issues.
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Hallway of the Bodmin Jail

Insulating Bodmin Jail Hotel

Discover the challenges, considerations, and products that transformed a ruinous and heavily saturated 18th-century prison into an award-winning luxury hotel and tourist destination.
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A heritage home and surrounding garden

Insulating Older Buildings

Issues with damp or poor insulation can be costly and time-consuming, get practical guidance on the link between moisture management and thermal performance.
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Interested in a bespoke training session?

Our team is glad to provide customised training sessions for groups of five or more at our facilities or on-site regionally.