Historic environment advice assistant apprenticeship

Provide technical, research and logistical support to historic environment professionals 

An advice assistant provides technical, research and logistical support to historic environment professionals working with heritage assets in the planning and development process, and on the legal and policy frameworks for their protection. Examples of heritage assets include historic buildings, places, landscapes, townscapes, monuments, the historic marine environment, archaeological sites and deposits of heritage interest, registered parks, gardens and battlefields. Legislation or policy frameworks may be international, national or local. In your daily work, you’ll interact with a range of clients, colleagues and stakeholders in the public, private and third sectors, within organisations of any size. During the historic environment advice assistant apprenticeship you’ll typically be office-based but duties will also include site visits, outdoor working and attendance at meetings with stakeholders, clients or colleagues. You’ll be responsible for researching, investigating, analysing and reporting on aspects of the historic environment in order to inform advice and recommendations on change, protection, maintenance, interpretation, conservation or restoration.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: DT, art and history

Entry requirements for the historic environment advice assistant apprenticeship: Five GCSEs

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £21,000 per annum

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