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Training in Salvage of Heritage Collections, New Zealand

Date:  Thursday 16th November 2023
Time: 09:00 - 17:00 

Venue: Devonport Community House - Kauri Hall, Auckland NZ
Cost: NZ$ 575

Practical Training in Salavage of Heritage Collections
The Collection Care Company Ltd. and Heritage Collections Care Consultancy are offering a practical training session on the salvage of heritage collections for the GLAM sector.
This course is suitable for all members of staff who have responsibility for emergency preparedness in their institutions or might be involved in salvage operations.
Skills / Knowledge Outcomes
At the end of this course, the participants will:
  • Review where salvage exercises sit in the emergency management framework
  • Review steps involved in salvage
  • Respond to a mock-up salvage scenario involving collections
  • Gain practical experience in assessing, planning and communicating salvage response
  • Gain practical experience in hands-on salvage techniques inclusive of moving and handling, triage techniques, packing for freezing and documentation
  • Know how to debrief the salvage response
  • Take away implications for their own salvage plan/processes
    09:00 – 09:30 Registration with coffee and tea
    09:30 – 09:45 Housekeeping
    09:45 – 11:15 Part 1: Review + handling damaged objects practical
    11:15 -11:30 Morning Break
    11:30 – 12:15 Practical introduction and salvage planning
    12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
    13:15 – 15:30 Salvage Exercises
    15:30 – 15:45 Afternoon Break
    15:45 – 16:15 Salvage Exercises continued
    16:15 – 17:00 Debrief, Q & A
If you would like to organise this course specifically for your organisation, please contact us.  
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