Training has always been an important part of the Society's work. The dates of all forthcoming courses are listed on the Events
We offer training, guidance and advice in a number of different ways:
For owners of old houses, we run courses
of illustrated lectures, case studies and question/answer sessions.
For people professionally involved with historic buildings (architects, surveyors, engineers, planners, builders, contractors, craftspeople etc.) we can offer:
- Repair of Old Buildings Course: an introduction to the SPAB conservation approach
A five day course of lectures and site visits, held in the spring and autumn of each year.
This course is recognised by the IHBC for CPD and the RIBA for Advanced CPD.
- SPAB/RICS Conservation Summer School for building surveyors at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. A four day course of lectures, site visits and practical, drawing and writing workshops. Visit the RICS website for more information.
- Conserving Historic Buildings: masterclasses presented by the SPAB and Historic Royal Palaces
Our partnership with Historic Royal Palaces continues as we present hands-on training in the repair of historic brickwork and stonework.
- Seminars for anyone interested in learning more about a variety of topics - ideal for Continuing Professional Development.
- The nine month Lethaby Scholarship for early career architects, building surveyors and structural engineers.
- The six month William Morris Craft Fellowship for early career, qualified building craftspeople.
The Philip Webb Award is an annual competition for architectural students at UK Schools of Architecture.
Email us or telephone +44 (0) 207 377 1644 for more information about SPAB Education and Training.