Heritage organisations

National Heritage Training Group (NHTG)

The National Heritage Training Group (NHTG), funded by the CITB, Historic England and Historic Scotland, is a voluntary organisation responsible for coordinating the on-going development and delivery of traditional building crafts training and qualifications in the heritage sector of the UK. The organisation manages a comprehensive online Traditional Building Crafts Training Database and digital Information Centre. It operates a helpdesk and promotes the value of traditional building skills training to all stakeholders to support the sustainability and viability of the UK’s historic built environment.

Areas of interest

What does the NHTG do?

  • Support and develop a qualified workforce of contractors, craftspeople and professionals
  • Work with Federations and others to facilitate training
  • Promote the need for appropriate skills
  • Make traditional building skills training, courses and qualifications accessible
  • Investigate and promote funding for training