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Longford Academy 2022 – Autumn: Practical Building Conservation:

May 9 - May 14

Autumn: Practical Building Conservation

This six-day course introduces participants to the practical aspects of building conservation. Topics covered include documentation of works, dealing with damp and extracting salts, lime-based materials (mortars, plasters and limewashes), diagnosing timber decay and repair needs, roofing and metals. Practical activities are reinforced by theory sessions and discussions.

The Autumn course is for all those involved in building conservation (whether specifiers or those who are hands-on) who want some practical and theoretical exposure to a range of topics that they’re likely to come across in their normal work. More relaxed than the intensive Summer School, the Autumn course provides a good introduction to anyone wanting to learn about looking after older buildings.

Costs
Details of costs will be provided in advance of each course. Registration fees are charged to cover program development and delivery costs, lunches and morning and afternoon teas. Travel and accommodation costs are not included. Full refunds of registration fees will available should government-imposed COVID-19 lockdowns prevent attendance or running of these courses.

Funding support
Tasmanian builders and tradespeople may be eligible for support from Keystone Tasmania (formerly the Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board) who have supported previous Longford Academy programs. Contact them on: 03 6223 7804 or [email protected]
Continuing Professional Development
CPD points may be available for credit through your registration body or industry association.

Accommodation
Accommodation is available at Woolmers and Brickendon, or book accommodation at The Racecourse Inn 

Transport
Launceston Airport is twenty minutes away. Pre-COVID Jetstar and Virgin flew direct to/from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Qantas flew direct to/from Melbourne. Hire cars are available at Launceston Airport. Participants are encouraged to share cars.

Enquiries
For all enquiries and to express interest in these courses please email: [email protected]

Venue

658 Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania
658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, Tasmania 7301
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Phone:
03 6391 2230
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