Conservation Practice: Internship (part B) (8498.2)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Arts & Humanities|
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2011 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2010 End Date: 31/12/2010
Students will be working on live projects in a heritage institution, usually a museum conservation department. Working under supervision from a qualified conservator they will undertake a series of practical conservation projects.The projects will involve a high level of understanding and practical skills at a competent level. The projects will demonstrate the student's ability to assess condition and risks, identify intervention strategies, produce advice on preventative conservation, carry out appropriate intervention conservation processes, manage their own time and workload.
- demonstrate through practical exercises a thorough understanding of the repair and stabilisation of cultural heritage material
- analyse complex conservation problems using a risk assessment model
- apply suitable and effective solutions and evaluate their effect
- work with other practicing conservators as part of a professional team
- record through suitable media the condition and treatment of artefacts
- work safely and apply correct OH&S procedures;
- follow professional ethical guidelines and correct practice as detailed by the practicum host
10 hours / week for 13 weeks or equivalent by negotiation.
Conservation Practice: Internship (part A).