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Organisations sought to host Community Archaeology Training Placements from September 2013

The Council for British Archaeology will offer 12 year-long 'youth-focused' work-place learning bursaries from September 2013. Organisations from across the UK are sought to host these placements.

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Closing date for applications extended until Friday 8th February

The Community Archaeology Bursaries Project is managed by the Council for British Archaeology and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund through the Skills for the Future programme with additional support from English Heritage, CADW and Historic Scotland. The project provides year-long work-based learning placements in Community Archaeology with host organisations across the UK. Half way through the three-year programme nine placements have been completed and a further 22 are currently underway. 

Worcester Young Archaeologists's Club session led by Community Archaeology trainee Rob Hedge

A further cohort of 12 placements with a focus on developing 'youth engagement' will run from September 2013. The Council for British Archaeology invites archaeological and heritage organisations to apply for the opportunity to host these year-long work-place learning bursaries. 

Full details of the application process and selection criteria can be downloaded below. Please contact the Community Archaeology Training Coordinator with any questions concerning a prospective application: 

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Please note that the application deadline has been extended until Friday 8th February 2013. Decisions will be made and successful hosts notified by the final week of March 2013. 

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