Conservation in Britain with Dr Hadrian Cook

Ref: C3532675

The course outlines conservation undertaken in Britain, stressing why it is important for monuments and the countryside. Using examples, aspects covered include the need for, and history of conservation and actions by organisations and individuals. The scope covers a range of subjects from legal measures to action by volunteers, by agencies and the kinds of activities undertaken in practice to conserve our historic monuments, our waterways and the countryside. A basic understanding of conservation policy and practice is essential in order to understand how the need for conservation arose, the values that are involved in driving individuals and organisations that conserve an historic and ecologically diverse Britain.

Course aim

The course outlines conservation undertaken in Britain, stressing why it is important for monuments and the countryside. Using examples, aspects covered include the need for, and history of conservation and actions by organisations and individuals.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand why conservation of buildings, monuments and the countryside is important
  • Appreciate the history of conservation in Britain
  • Outline the main legal measures and policies that drive considerations of conservation
  • Learn, using examples, how conservation may be achieved in practice
  • Explore how conservation imperatives may change into the future

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Conservation in Britain with Dr Hadrian Cook

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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