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The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of our nation's diverse historic resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Structures, History, Preservation Assistance Programs

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In this learning activity you will learn about the "character-defining features" for historic properties and how character-defining features relate to historic property significance and integrity.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program, Historic Preservation

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This book explains the history and styles of log cabins, condition and historic assessments, preservation requirements, project planning, and safety.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Learn how to apply for the Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship, an opportunity to promote innovation and professional growth in the field of historic preservation.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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A list of all the learning activities that are required as part of the Historic Preservation Fundamentals Learning Series.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations

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Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Preservation, Historic Structures

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Craftspeople from the HPTC spent two days sharing their skills and knowledge with the public and NPS employees during the Preservation Trades Rodeo.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers
Updated August 11, 2016

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The HPTC library is located at the Gambrill House and houses periodicals, manuals, reports, and books related to historic preservation.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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HPTC partners with the Stewards Individual Placement Program to provide training & hands-on experience in the preservation trades.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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In this learning activity, you will use the seven aspects of integrity to recognize how integrity can be affected by work performed at historic properties.
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations

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In this learning activity you will identify four criteria used by the National Register of Historic Places when determining historic significance
Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations

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The American Institute of Architects supports the profession through education, advocacy, and public outreach related to new and historic architecture.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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The HPTC partnered with the HFC and JEFF to complete two exhibits within the new Visitor Center being constructed below the Gateway Arch.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers
Updated January 31, 2018

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This Learning Activity provides guidance on good listening skills and how to apply them to job performance.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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This learning activity explains how to use and understand written materials, and it also provides techniques and guidelines that will help you to improve your reading skills.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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In this learning activity you will learn the speaking processes and their relationship to job performance.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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In this learning activity you will learn how to use good writing skills and apply their relationships to job performance.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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This learning activity focuses on the importance of critical thinking and how to solve problems in the workplace.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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This learning activity will help you understand opportunities in the construction business and how to enter the construction workforce.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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In this learning activity you will learn how to relate problems to planning and scheduling.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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In this learning activity you will learn the importance of social skills and identify ways good social skills are applied in the construction trade. 
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program

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This learning activity provides an overview of how to prepare for and document work performed at historic properties, and introduces helpful resources to accomplish the work.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The PAST program is a two-year, hands-on training program designed to teach WG 3-7 maintenance employees historic preservation skills.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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Structural fire at The Wayside: Home of Authors, a 300 year old historic structure.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Preservation, Visitor and Resource Protection

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The Technical Preservation Services (TPS) office of the National Park Service is responsible for historic preservation policy and guidance.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Landscapes, Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Structures, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Approximately 20% of the population has a disability which means millions of visitors to National Parks have challenges with mobility, hearing & seeing. Learn the top 4 myths of accessible facilities.
Published by: | Content Team: Accessibility, Service Wide Skills, Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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Watch this video to learn about repointing mortar joints in historic structures.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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Watch the video to learn how to rake out mortar joints in historic brick.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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Learn about rough splitting large granite boulders to prepare for drystone masonry projects in this video as part of the Trades Alive Video Series.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship, Roads, Trails and Grounds

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Join Dominic as he discusses trowels, hammers, and chisel in this video for the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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Dominic DeRubis uses a plugging chisel to remove old mortar between bricks in this video as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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Learn from carpenter Mark Stafford has he explains proper chisel technique as a part of the Trades Alive Historic Preservation video series.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Structures, Cultural Resources Stewardship

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You've filmed your Trades Alive video, now what? Learn more about what to do now that you have your footage complete.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Structures

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An introduction to creating videos for Trades Alive, an effort to generate a community approach to creating historic preservation trades tutorial videos.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations

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The Trades Alive video series provides step-by-step tutorials on different aspects of historic preservation in parks.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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Learn about the Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program (TTAP) and the work the current cohort is doing with HPTC this summer.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers, Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program
Updated December 10, 2018

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This page acts as a comprehensive guide to learning about the conservation and restoration of glass with plain glazing.
Published by: | Content Team: Buildings, Utilities, and Trades, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation

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Watch a video in which dry stone mason Mark Jurus explains the techniques and features of a well-constructed dry laid stone wall.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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A program providing post-9/11 military service veterans hands-on skills training from NPS professionals on the maintenance of federal monuments & memorials.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers
Updated February 26, 2018

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As you’re preparing your Trades Alive video, here are some good tips and tricks to remember while filming. It’s easy to remember These videos are meant to be tutorials, and at the end, you want your audience to know and understand how to do the technique you’re using. So, make them easy to remember and
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, Historic Structures

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This learning activity introduces the principles, approaches, and techniques for accomplishing preservation work.
Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields
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