Apprenticeship Level: 4
Typical Duration: 24 months
Conservation Technicians work on a full range of cultural heritage objects or collections, housed in art galleries, libraries, archives, museums, private collections, as well as historic and ancient sites, (internal and external features of a building, but not the building itself). Conservation Technicians have good dexterity and practical skills. They may work across a range of collections, such as, in a historic property or focus on a particular type of collection, such as, time based media.
The Standard was developed to be aligned to the following job roles:
- Specialist Conservaiton Technician (e.g. Preventive or Collections Care, Paper, Photographic, Time based media)
- Conservation Technician
- Collections Care Assistant
- Collections Care Technician