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Routes in to Conservation PDF Print E-mail
Conservation provides an opportunity to combine material science and practical hands-on expertise. There are many different and varied entry routes into the profession, from formal education to practical craft-based experience, volunteering or career change. This diagram illustrates some of the ways in which experience can be built up and which will ultimately result in a career in Conservation. 

 

NVQs                 

                                                                                 

 

A-levels

 

Internships

 

Postgraduate Studies

 

Museum Studies /
Heritage courses

 


CONSERVATION

 

 

 

First Degree e.g. art           

 

Apprenticeships

 

Work-based development

 

Conservation First Degree

 

Conservation Technicians

   Career Changers
 

Volunteering

 



Practical Skills

 

 
     

Craft Skills

   

 

 
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