The Oral History Heritage Skills programme provides a practical introduction to how to undertake an oral history interview; how to conduct, record and process oral histories; concepts of memory; formulation of interview questions; legal and ethical considerations; utilisation of technology to record and present oral histories etc. There will be opportunities to handle recording equipment and to discuss issues and relate examples relevant to the project being undertaken.
Collections Management and Interpretation
The Collections Management and Interpretation Heritage Skills programme provides a practical introduction to collections management; how to appropriately document, digitise, display and care for collections; the importance of utilising collections for learning; and how to effectively interpret collections. There will be opportunities to discuss issues and relate examples relevant to the project being undertaken.
HERITAGE SKILLS Qualifications
These qualifications in ‘Oral History’ and ‘Collections Management and Interpretation’ have five levels. Each level is a stand-alone unit and it is not compulsory to do a lower Level in order to progress to a higher Level.