Heritage Horizons – Call for Hosts

Funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, the MGS Heritage Horizons Traineeship Programme will provide the opportunity for 20 non-graduates from a range of backgrounds to attain an SVQ Level 3 vocational qualification in Museums Practice alongside workplace learning during a 12 month paid placement, 2nd February 2015 – 29th January 2016, in a host museum.

MGS is now in a position to start recruiting for host museums and we are holding a Host Information event on Monday 6th October 2014, 2pm-4pm at Waverley Gate. This event will provide you with all the information you will need about the programme and the role of the host. To book a space at this event, please email ailsam@museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk

If you are unable to make the event, we are happy to chat through any questions you may have over the phone, please contact Wendy West 0131 550 4131, Emily Peppers 0131 550 4125 or Ailsa Macfarlane 0131 550 4110

Please see our website for more information and a copy of the Application Pack http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/skills-and-training/heritage-horizons/

There are FAQs on the website which may help answer a few queries http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/research-and-resources/resources/publications/publication/570/heritage-horizons-faqs

Please note Host applications must be submitted by 13 October 2014 at 12noon and successful applicants will be notified by 24th October 2014. If you are concerned about the timescale for the application, please do let us know.
Trainee recruitment will take place from the end of October with interviews on 10 – 17 December 2014.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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