Building upon the six units of The Need to be Aware of the Built Heritage (Insight 1), COTAC's Insight 2 explores the International Council on Monuments and Site (ICOMOS) Education and Training Guidelines to further COTAC's educational aims and objectives.


Each of the 14 explorations are offered as separate Image Sets in downloadable PDF format that also act as linking material to support the five units of the related Understanding Conservation Need to be skilled in approach. Each Insight 2 a) - n) Image Set has been prepared to be viewed in single page PDF format.

The Image Sets should be read in conjunction with all publications in the Insight series. The following Understanding Conservation 5 Units have also been prepared to assist you compile a portfolio of personal evidence to help present a submission to CIAT should you decide to seek Accreditation in architectural conservation in accordance with our stated criteria.

This approach relates to your ability to illustrate your competence in effective decision-making whilst undertaking practical conservation work founded on your own experience, and the ability to apply relevant philosophical arguments in support of pragmatic decisions. The approach is not intended to provide answers but offer a stimulus and route to a greater comprehension. It is intended to challenge your understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary to act effectively in making appropriate decisions as a conservation practitioner pursuing and resolving your clients' objectives.

Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline a) -15 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline b) -17 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline c) -5 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline d) -21 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline e) -17 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline f) -18 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline g) -15 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline h) -24 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline i) -18 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline j) -18 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline k) -19 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline l) -17 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline m) -21 Image Set
Exploring ICOMOS Education and Training Guideline n) -16 Image Set


About

The Council on Training and Architectural Conservation (COTAC) recognises the need for specialists to properly specify and oversee work involved in repairing and conserving historic buildings and churches. Its objectives are to advance the education and training of all those involved in the protection and preservation of the historic environment that is of cultural, architectural or historical value, and to provide knowledge in support of training and education in the arts and skills required to protect and preserve it. Over the years COTAC has persistently and influentially worked to lift standards, develop training qualifications and build networks across the conservation, repair and maintenance sector of the built environment industry. 


Cost: Free
Website: www.cotac.global


View more courses from COTAC below:
Insight 1 - Introduction to the Need to Appreciate the Built Heritage
Understanding Conservation