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Becoming and remaining a successful conservator does not rely simply on an initial training period or qualification. Conservation is a complex practice, demanding a wide range of knowledge, understanding and practical skills - all of which should continue to develop and deepen over the course of a conservator's career. These pages contain guidance and resources to help you plan your career.

  • Planning your development
    - Skills development (identified training opportunities, links to other groups & generic skills, short courses, links)

  • Other sources of information 
    - Supporting the profession & sharing knowledge, show benefits for their opportunities, supervisors, using knowledge to benefit others  

  • Mission Statement 
    - aims & objectives of group 
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