SAF-PSW/NPS-HPS2040 - Preservation Skills Workshop

Course CodeSAF-PSW/NPS-HPS2040
Course TitlePreservation Skills Workshop
The class will provide basic skills and knowledge to maintain historic buildings. The course will focus on the roles of historic materials, the importance of material compatibility, and the correct methods for successfully cleaning and repairing historic buildings according to the Department of the Interior standards. Sessions include topics such as: how to determine the appropriate preservation method, identify and select appropriate materials to include: masonry, wood and paint deterioration and repair. Participants will study treatment techniques and then practice specific skills in hands-on sessions on a historic building preservation project.


1. Apply the techniques and philosophy learned in the workshop to their work on historic structures;

  2. Demonstrate, through a variety of means, an increased understanding of and sensitivity to historic preservation in their daily work;

  3. Identify sources of information, both general and specific, that can assist maintenance staffs in determining appropriate treatments for historic structures;

4. Provide better understanding of the difference associated with maintenance of historic assets compared to non-historic assets.

Target Audience: DOI maintenance employees

Contact: Eugene Marino: 703/358-2173, John Blitch: 703/358-2173 or Wade Briggs: 605/697-2503

Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
Instructional Hours40
Course Content ContactRegional FWS Heavy Equipment Coordinators; ;
Curriculum CategorySafety and Emergency Response
Registration CategoryHeavy Equipment Safety Coordinators
Registration LinkLMS
Extracted from DOI LEARN on1/19/2019 3:30:19 AM

Schedule:  SAF-PSW/NPS-HPS2040 - Preservation Skills Workshop