CPD from the RIBA

RIBA Conservation Course

Do you have a passion for conservation architecture?

Do you want to develop specialist knowledge, skills and connections in the field?

Are you interested in taking a route onto the RIBA Conservation register?


The RIBA Conservation Course acts as a step on the ladder towards your development of a specialism in conservation. The four day intensive course comprises of three presentation and workshop based days and a practical application day with site visits.

It addresses the philosophical and practical requirements associated with the responsibility of working on a historic building. It provides you with a framework of knowledge and understanding to support your decision making process on projects and enable you to apply for recognition of your skills within the RIBA Conservation Accreditation Scheme and other accreditation schemes.

Who is it for?

  • architects and other construction professionals who wish to develop their specialism in conservation architecture
  • who want to develop practical knowledge and skills in conservation
  • who wish to refresh their knowledge or formalise learning from experience in the field
  • who need to provide evidence to support their application onto the RIBA Conservation Register and other accreditation schemes.

More information on the RIBA Conservation Register can be found on the website.


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Dates and venuesAdvancedCPD

  • Oxford 24, 25 April 01, 02 May 2014
  • Cambridge 15, 16, 21, 22 May 2014
  • York 5, 6, 12, 13 June 2014
  • Newark 1, 2, 8, 9 July 2014
  • Birmingham 22, 23, 29, 30 July 2014
  • London 31 July, 1, 7, 8 August 2014
  • Bath 3, 4, 10, 11 September 2014
  • Manchester 24, 25 September 1, 2 October 2014
  • Cardiff 9, 10, 16, 17 October 2014
  • Newcastle 20, 21, 27, 28 November 2014
  • London 4, 5, 11, 12 December 2014

Further information

For more information on the course content please download the following pdf brochure:


Conservation Seminar Series 2014

To complement the RIBA Conservation Course, the RIBA has developed a stream of Conservation seminars taking place around the UK and covering essential topics for those working on old and historic buildings. The seminars led by conservation experts cover:  working with traditional materials; structural defects, diagnosis and repair; the planning system and heritage; and the sustainable retrofit of historic buildings.

For further details of seminars in your area please email cpdclub@riba.org

For London seminars please see the link below

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