Museums and Historical Premises Specialist

The aim of this course is to provide a suitable training programme for specialists working in museums and other similar premises.

Duration : 5 days (35 hours)

Countries Running the Course

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At the end of the course the student will be able to:

  • Recognise the principal problems in the organization and management of museums
  • Understand the different kinds of insurance appropriate to this activity
  • Have a good understanding of the security and fire prevention, protection and first intervention systems and techniques
  • Be able to undertake the development of

All the people working in museums and in particular those involved in the design, management, insurance, security and fire prevention, protection and first intervention

None, although it is recommended that delegates have a basic knowledge of security and fire prevention systems and techniques

• Generalities
• Kind of buildings in use as museums and the type and nature of historical premises
• Fundamentals
• Historical legacy and importance
• Management of Fire & Security in Museums
• Insurances
• Quality guarantees for systems
• Insurance types
• Fire Safety
• Automatic systems
• Fire Detection
• Fire extinguishment
• Manual extinguishers
• Possible damage caused by fire
• Storage protection
• Security
• Detection
• Communications
• Access control
• Emergency Planning
• Structure
• Risk assessment and analysis
• Emergency situations
• Evacuation of works of art
• Contingency planning

• 2:2007 F; 5:2003 F; 13:2006 F; 19:2009 F

Written examination plus a case study presented in writing or orally

Diploma – Optional subtitle «Fire Safety Specialist for Museums and Historical Premises CFPA-E»