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RIAI Launches New Conservation Standard and Skills Matrix for Conservation Projects

Published: Monday, January 28, 2019

In December 2018 RIAI Council ratified the RIAI Standard of Knowledge, Skill and Competence for Conservation Accreditation and the RIAI Skills Matrix for Conservation Projects.

These two documents are designed to support the stakeholders to RIAI Conservation Accreditation including the public, clients and public bodies.

The RIAI Standard of Knowledge, Skill and Competence for Conservation Accreditation is designed to provide guidance for RIAI Members applying for RIAI Conservation Accreditation. It is the standard against which applications for RIAI Conservation Accreditation will be assessed. 

The RIAI Skills Matrix for Conservation Projects, a shorter document, is intended to assist practitioners, clients and the general public in understanding the difference levels of skill of RIAI Conservation Accredited Architects and in assigning projects accordingly.

The two documents were developed by a Conservation Task Force appointed by RIAI Council and comprising RIAI Members with Conservation Accreditation and expertise across all three Grade of RIAI Conservation Accreditation. The Taskforce also included some members with Conservation expertise who do not hold RIAI Conservation Accreditation.

Members of the Conservation Task Force included:
Carole Pollard,(Chair)
Ann Cuffe Fitzgerald
Deirdre Keeley
Garrett O'Neill
Ger Harvey
John Cahill
Margret Glupker
Michael O'Boyle
Paul McMahon
Richard McLoughlin
Robin Mandal
Shane Santry
Sinead Cahill
Siobhan Sexton

Download here the RIAI Standard of Knowledge, Skill and Competence for Conservation Accreditation

Download here the RIAI Skills Matrix for Conservation Projects

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