Call for Applications: 4th module – Professional Course on Traditional Building Techniques

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania in cooperation with the Institute of Monuments of Culture, Regional Directorates of National Culture of Berat, Durrës and Vlora, Regional Directorates of Public Vocational Training Centers of Durrës and Vlora and the Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli” in Berat announce the opening of the application period for the 3rd module of vocational training in traditional building techniques.

The course is a 5 months intensive training (June-November 2019), divided in:

  • 4 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 in parallel in three historical cities of Berat, Durrës and Vlora. This training is funded by the Ministry of Economics, Energy Transportation and Regional Development of the State of Hessen – Germany via GIZ, and the Swedish Government.

Participants will receive a certificate after the successful completion of the course.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

This training is opened to employees of licensed conservation companies, free professionals and the ones who are interested to start learning the restoration craftsmanship. Applicants need to:

  • Have an Albanian citizenship
  • Have finished High-School or professional education

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

  • Applicants employed in licensed conservation companies need to have a working contract or a written confirmation from their employees.

Application period is open until 15th of May 2019, 12:00.

Application form can be downloaded here: VET_Formular_aplikimi_2019_CHwB


Interested parties can apply by submitting the application form and the supplementary documents: a copy of the ID card, a copy of the High School or Professional Education diploma, and (for applicants employed in licensed conservation companies only) a copy of the working contract or a written confirmation from employees, and submit  them to one of the following addresses:



CHwB Albania

Rr. Ismail Qemali, P.34/1 Kt. III,

Office Nr.15



Regional Directorate of National Culture of Berat

Adresa: Mangalem, Rr. “Petrit Lulo”, Berat

Nr i telefonit: 03 232393


Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli”, BERAT

Adresa: Rr. “Tafil Skëndo”, Berat



Regional Directorate of National Culture of DURRËS

Adresa: Lagjja nr. 1, Rruga “Kolonel Tomson”, Durrës

Tel: 05 2222806 / Kodi Postar 2001

email: la.vo1685330851g.aru1685330851tluk@1685330851serru1685330851dkkrd1685330851


Regional Directorate of Public Vocational Trainings, DURRËS

Lagja Nr. 17, Rruga: “P. Sorro”, (ish URT) – Durrës,

Tel / Fax 052 229857, 052 221463,



Regional Directorate of National Culture of VLORA

Lagja “Hajro Cakërri”, Rruga “Sulejman Delvina”, Nr.56 Vlorë

Tel: 033230665 / Postal code: 9402

E-mail: la.vo1685330851g.aru1685330851tluk@1685330851erolv1685330851kkrd1685330851


Regional Directorate of Public Vocational Training, VLORA

Rruga: “Riza Salati”

(ish shkolla e naftës), Vlorë

Tel / Fax: 03 3 22 67 59 / Kodi Postar: 9402



For more information write us at: gro.b1685330851whc@a1685330851inabl1685330851a1685330851 or contact us at the following number:

CHwB Albania      0696557187

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 (appropriate for each of the three sites).

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