Cultural Heritage Conservation Technician Apprenticeship

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

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