Canal Heritage Heroes


  • Category: Vocational,Hobby
  • Type: Course
  • Duration: 6 weeks (options for 2 to 3 week modules)
  • Qualification:
  • Location(s):
    Tidworth - 01980 844200

What is it?

A work placement opportunity working on the restoration of the country’s canals.  The work may include lock restoration, building landing stages, restoring towpaths, landscaping, clearing hedgerows, conservation and horticulture.

Who is it for?

Anyone interested in gaining experience and developing skills in the land based or construction sector.

Why is it offered?

An opportunity to explore an interest in the land based sector, gaining real practical experience and qualifications. The project is offered as a partnership between the Canal and River Trust and Help for Heroes to restore our historic waterways and provide exciting opportunities to explore volunteering or career options.


Kennet & Avon, Wiltshire & Berkshire dates to be confirmed for 2017.