Heritage Skills Bursaries

Lincolnshire County Council and Lincoln Cathedral have been granted extra funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and are able to offer six bursaries in heritage brickwork, glazing, stonemasonry, joinery, and leadwork (two bursaries). Training will be at Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln College. These are full-time placements lasting eighteen months.

Applicants need a degree of competency to level 2 in construction, art and design, or engineering, through achieving qualifications or practical experience. Examples of level 2 equivalence include 5 GCSEs A*-C, a level 2 new diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, Creative & Media or Engineering, or an NVQ Level 2.  Applications from those seeking to change career –  including those who have caring responsibilities – are welcomed.

Applicants must be over the age of 18 and eligible to work and study in the UK, successfully complete an occupational health assessment, and be confident of their ability to work outside and at height on scaffolded sites.

An application pack is available from: amanda.davey@lincolnshire.gov.uk, 01522 550613, or Amanda Davey, Economy & Culture, Lincolnshire County Offices,13 The Avenue, Lincoln LN1 1PA.

The closing date for applications: 17 February 2014, and interviews will be held the week commencing 24 March 2014.

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