Museums training programme

The National Army Museum provides relevant training in a variety of museum best-practice topics.

This training is provided free to the staff, trustees and volunteers of Regimental and Corps Museums (R&CM) in the UK. Delegates from other museums (non-R&CM) will be required to pay course fees.

Uniform training

Conservation and Hazard Training

15 May 2018
National Army Museum, London
£100 per non-R&CM delegate (FREE for R&CM delegates)

Dealing with the hazards that are regularly seen in military museum collections, such as asbestos, poisons, radiation, and mould. In addition to raising awareness of the variety of hazards facing collections staff in museums, the course will have a large section dedicated to conservation measures that can be applied to contain, treat and prevent these hazards.

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Conservation and Hazard Training

11 June 2018
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
£100 per non-R&CM delegate (FREE for R&CM delegates)

Dealing with the hazards that are regularly seen in military museum collections, such as asbestos, poisons, radiation and mould. In addition to raising awareness to the variety of hazards facing collections staff in museums, the course will focus on conservation measures that can be applied to contain, treat and prevent these hazards. 

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Collections Move Training

24 July 2018
National Army Museum, London
£100 per non-R&CM delegate (FREE for R&CM delegates)

Looking at all aspects of object, textile, print, painting, archive and vehicle moves, this course will be invaluable to any museum faced with this daunting task. (This will be equally relevant for those with smaller scale moves.) The National Army Museum has a wealth of experience in collections moves and Constantine, a professional logistics company, will also share their expertise.

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Emergency Response Training

15 August 2018
National Army Museum, London
£100 per non-R&CM delegate (FREE for R&CM delegates)

The course will assist in preventing or dealing with the outcomes of fire or flood. This session will be presented by Harwell, the pre-eminent response company, and will cover the creation of emergency plans as well as practical applications and workshops.

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Get in touch

If you have any enquiries regarding the training, please contact Julian Farrance (jfarrance@nam.ac.uk) or Kelsey Loveless (kloveless@nam.ac.uk).

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