Course starts at 16.00- What is a museum?
Conservation principles and aims
Documentation and work recording
Evening student project
Storage and display requirements
The conservation of the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s Corsair
Environmental controls and checking
Evening case studies of a selection of industrial objects
Evening student presentations
‘Caravans to Cars’: A look at the decision-making behind the Conservation Treatment Plan
Wind up and issue of certificates- 15.30 course ends
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
OMC Course Leader
Chris Knapp specialises in the conservation of aircraft. He trained as an industrial conservator with the Science Museum and is now Head of Conservation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford. He is an accredited conservator with Icon.