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September 23, 2015

Commencement of registration process for the Fort George Restoration Project courses


The Government of Antigua and Barbuda and Spain are engaged in a Bilateral Cooperation programme towards the restoration of the Fort George site at Monks Hill.

Having undertaken the site clearing and archeological survey, the project moves into the theoretical component through the conduct of a two course lecture in the area of “Stone Restoration & Defensive Architecture” and “Heritage Tourism & Promotion”. The courses will be conducted by experts from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID).

The target group for both courses are persons within the construction and tourism sectors drawn from Antigua and Barbuda as well as other CARICOM Member States.

Persons interested in participating in the “Stone Restoration and Defensive Architecture” course should have a minimum of 5 years working experience in the field of construction.

Those who wish to participate in the “Heritage Tourism and Promotion” course should have a minimum of 2 years working experience in the fields of Hospitality and Tourism.

Application forms can be collected at the Office of National Authorizing Officer, 1st floor John Henry building, Dickenson Bay Street from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

The deadline for submission of applications is on October 7th for the Stone Restoration and Defensive Architecture Course and October 14th for the Heritage Tourism and Promotion Course.

Copy the following link to access the application Form: