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.

Tower Hamlets - Opening up Archives

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: Developing Internships

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.

Sheffield Archive and Local Studies: Hosting Apprenticeships

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.

Shropshire Archives - Volunteering for Shropshire's Heritage

This partnership project is developing capacity to work with volunteers across heritage organisations in Shropshire. In addition it will provide three heritage-wide apprenticeships.

Rambert Archive - Transforming Archive Traineeship

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