The professional restoration courses provide a three-year study that enables you to achieve the Qualification of Technical and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, recognized by the Region of Tuscany in accordance with Law 32/2002 and the State-Regions Agreement of July 25, 2012 that has established the triennial 2700 hours, of which 60% is allocated to practical work for 60% of manufactured goods classified as cultural property under the code.
The title of the three-year qualification, as issued by a State delegated by the Italian state, according to the National Law no.845 of 21 December 1978, is valid throughout the national territory. The title is also valid in the European Union as a SG issued in accordance with the General System of recognition, regulated with two general directives (89/ 48/ EEC and 92 /51/ EEC), as amended by Directive 2001/19/ EC implemented by the State with Italian Legislative Decree no.277 of 8 July 2003, Article 1, letter B.
The profile of the Technical Restoration of Cultural Heritage (Assistant Conservator), is a professional who works with the restorer running, with autonomous decision-making relating closely to technical skills and direct and indirect actions to limit the degradation processes of goods and preservation. Operations which guarantee the proper execution according to the methodological, and operating under the direction and direct control of the restorer. The responsibility for the care of the working environment and equipment, supervising the preparation of materials needed for work, is in accordance to the methodological guidance of the restorer. The title of Assistant Conservator of Cultural Goods, which was acquired in accordance with Article 182 of the Code, matches the job profile mentioned in this article.