Conservation and restorationHeritage and museologyOnline course

Preventive conservation

Estimated time
40 hours

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On sale from 16/08/2022.
Sale ends on 24/08/2022.


In the  preventive conservation  course you will learn about the concepts and methods of preventive conservation, how we can protect our heritage and prevent its destruction.

Language – English

Also available in: português | español

The course fee includes 24-hour access for an unlimited time to:

  • Lessons for each theme of the program
  • Downloadable texts
  • Explanatory videos
  • Evaluation (1 final questionnaire)
  • Certificate.
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How we can protect our heritage and prevent its destruction.

Learning Objectives – Preventive conservation online course

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to apply methods of preventive conservation. In order to protect our heritage and prevent its destruction:

  • The main notions of preventive conservation internationally accepted
  • The methods that must be used before a variety of situations.
  • The effects of the agents of deterioration on the various materials
  • Methodology for risk assessment

Who takes this Course?

This course is intended for professionals who are engaged in activities related to Museography, Conservation and Restoration, Tourism professionals and all interested in the subject.

No access requirements


At the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued .

Entidade formadora certificadaWe are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity. Know more.



The course price (a single payment) includes all content, assessment and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.


The course is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence. However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.

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How it works


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For unlimited time

There is no time limit to complete your course. And you can access it whenever you want and as many times as you want.

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The course price includes the evaluation and Certificate.

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Course structure


Susana Mota

Degree in History – Heritage and Post-Graduate in Museology. Has been working in Museology since 1987, namely at the following institutions: Printing Press National Museum, Casa-Museu Abel Salazar (House Museum), Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum – Porto, Episcopal Palace – Porto, Porto Diocese. Roles: conservation and inventory of the museum estate, execution of guided tours, coordination of educational services and staff teams to organise and assemble exhibits. Tutor in Cultural Heritage, Educational Services, Methods of Museological and Archival Inventory, Museography and Preventive Conservation Technical Specialist.


Overall course evaluation 4,4

(scale 1 to 5)

What students say about the course
Critical analysis and improvement opportunities:

The participants’ satisfaction is generally very good, having been mentioned by a large part the added value for professional activities.

Some comments mentioned that the platform’s navigability could be made easier. The platform has been modernized in order to provide greater comfort and ease to users.

It should also be noted that the course was revised due to the pandemic situation. Several new contents and links were inserted with different recommendations and debates related to the pandemic situation.

Buy now

On sale from 16/08/2022.
Sale ends on 24/08/2022.

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