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Find case studies below on developing a workforce within an archive.Glamorgan Archives - Conserving Local Communities Heritage (CLOCH) Project
Conserving Local Communities (CLOCH) Project is a partnership funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future' programme. It provides 16 year-long traineeships in the heritage sector, targeting young local unemployed men.
The 12-month long traineeship was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Skills for the Future' programme and managed by The National Archives as part of the 'Opening up Archives' scheme. The trainee developed new collections and engaged with the local Bengali community, currently under-represented in the archive.
London Metropolitan Archives has developed year long internships that have provided participants with a year's paid work combined with extensive training, creating an opening into archives.
Find out how Sheffied Archives and Local Studies developed their work experience programme to provide year long apprenticeships to those who might not have considered a career in archives.
This partnership project is developing capacity to work with volunteers across heritage organisations in Shropshire. In addition it will provide three heritage-wide apprenticeships.
Offering a trainee placement as part of the HLF funded Transforming Archives Programme was an opportunity for Rambert Archive not only to help train a future performing arts literate archives professional, but also to incorporate the appraisal and cataloguing of one subset of digital records into an on the job training programme