Become a Conservator

Are you interested in training in the field of conservation and restoration?

The pathway to becoming a conservator varies from country to country, and in each country there are state associations or professional bodies that have outlined the correct steps to a qualified degree as a conservator. It is worth looking at their websites to learn more about degree programs and qualifications to become a conservator in your region, and to check if the program you are interested in applying for is accredited and leads to a recognized and legitimate degree certificate.

Internships are a worthwhile investment of time, as they provide a good insight into the profession and give you the opportunity to make your first professional contacts. Internship positions are published on the websites of professional or trade associations as well as on the IADA website.

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