An up to date list regarding the various short courses taking place around the country.
Heritage Practice Training Courses
University of Leicester in partnership with Historic England
A range of CPD events delivering practical, technical and specialist skills for heritage professionals.
For details see the links below
18 - 19 September 2017 - Understanding Industrial Assets – Conservation & Management
This course will examine issues around the conservation and management of Industrial Heritage. It will provide an understanding of a selection of industrial (and post-industrial) buildings and sites, the assessment of their significance, their protection, and the management issues faced by these kinds of heritage assets. Prices start from £225 (excluding accommodation), or £275 (including accommodation & evening meal).
2 - 3 October 2017 - Assessing the impact of development of the setting of heritage assets
This exciting two day heritage CPD course focuses on the importance of setting when managing heritage assets. The course covers a broad range of issues including; how we define setting and its key concepts, how to assess significance, and its contribution to the heritage industry. Prices start from £225 (excluding accommodation), or £275 (including accommodation & evening meal).
DAY SCHOOL: Archaeology of the Northern Isles IV: Orkney
Dayschool: Friday, 24 November 2017 Time: 11am– 4pm.
The World Heritage of the Orkneys is possibly the best studied of the Scottish Islands and as a consequently the one with the most impressive sites. From Neolithic sites like Scara Brae and Maes Howe to the Pictish, Viking Sites and Medieval sites like Buckquoy and Orphir, it also offers an impressive amount of research into more recent periods such as the remains of the 20th century fortifications of the Scapa Flow Harbour and some of the best coastal and landscape archaeology in Britain.
Venue: Wilmslow Parish Hall Cliff Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4AA
Please note: The car park is a pay and display car park (£2).
Price £32 Concessions £28* Minimum nos. 9 Maximum nos. 35
*£ 28, if booked before 1st November, 2017
Send bookings to: Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: email@example.com phone: 07747 533070
Oxford University Department for Continuing Education Heritage Practice Courses
Oxford University Department for Continuing Education’s new programme of short courses for the historic environment is now underway for 2017 at Rewley House.
For full details of all courses please visit the website.
These short practical courses are designed to provide training in key skills, grounded in everyday working experience, for all in the professional and voluntary sectors. They are endorsed by CIfA, the IHBC, the Archaeology Training Forum and FAME and are developed in conjunction with leading heritage practices. Courses are linked to the National Occupational Standards for Archaeology and for Town Planning, Conservation and Building Control.
MANCENT:The Manchester Continuing Education Network.
The Manchester Continuing Education Network (MANCENT), is a loose network of independent lecturers and students with a firm belief that continuing education at a high level should be available to all who want it.
The Spring 2017 programme is now available and includes a wide range of topics including archaeology, Egyptology, ancient Rome and Medieval history.
There are a number of short courses, individual lectures and day courses available.
MANCENT Community also enables people to get involved in some practical archaeology with Wilmslow Community Archaeology. They are currently undertaking a survey of St Bartholomew's church and cemetery in Wilmslow, Cheshire. New members are welcome and no previous experience is required.
For more information on all the courses, lectures and events please see the website.
Archaeology day courses with Canterbury Archaeological Trust
Canterbury Archaeological Trust are offering a variety of day courses for anyone with a passion for archaeology. These range from a study of specific time periods (Prehistory, Roman, and Medieval) to archaeological techniques (report writing, environmental sampling, desk-based assessments). The courses are conducted by our own members of staff and there is plenty of opportunity to get hands on with material we have in our archive.
We are also offering a series of evening lectures on the history of Canterbury from Prehistory to the present day.
For more details please visit the website.
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War Memorial Project Workshops.
Free workshops for volunteers to consider how to identify and record the conditions of war memorials, and the steps that can be taken to conserve them for the future.
For more information, see their website.