Call for Applications: 2nd module – Professional Course on Traditional Building Techniques

The organization Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania, the Institute of Monuments of Culture, Regional Directorates of National Culture of Berat, Gjirokastër and Korça, Regional Directorates of Public Vocational Trainings of Gjirokastra and Korça and the Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli” in Berat announce the opening of the application period for  the 2nd module of vocational training in traditional building techniques.

The course will take place during 6 months of intensive training.
The training will be divided into the following modules:

  • 8 weeks of theoretical training, covering subjects such as basic principles of conservation, traditional materials and techniques, evaluation and documentation
  • 4 weeks of combined theoretical and practical training, divided into three main materials: stone, wood, plaster/mortar
  • 12 weeks of practical works in historical buildings.

The training will run parallel in three historical cities Berat, Gjirokastër and Korça. The participants will get a certificate from the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth*.

*As part of the project, there will be a fund covering the expenses of the participants. The organizers will cover the following expenses: expenses of the training (lectures, spaces needed for the training, construction materials, tools, safety tools, training related transport costs), meal allowances of 5 EUR/day (this amount is appropriate for lunch in each of the three sites).

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have an Albanian citizenship
  • Have finished high-school

Note: Different trainings or work experiences with historic buildings are considered as an extra value.

 Application period is open until 12th of April 2017, 12:00

Interested parties can apply by submitting the application form and all supporting documents (clarified in the application form) at the Regional Directorates of National Culture of their city:

Regional Directorates of National Culture Berat

Address: Mangalem, Rr. “Petrit Lulo” Berat
Telephone No: 03 232393

Regional Directorates of National Culture Gjirokastër

Address : Pazari Gjirokastër, Rr. “Peço Kirka” Gjirokastër
Telephone No: 0692271259

Regional Directorates of National Culture Korçë

Address: Lagjja 11, Rr. “Lefter Serafini”
Telephone No: 08 2243122

This project is financed by the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Swedish Government.

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