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Historic England Heritage Practice Courses

Here you can find out about our Heritage Practice residential courses for heritage practitioners, delivered by our own staff.

These courses offer an opportunity for:

  • Refreshing skills
  • Accessing Historic England expertise
  • Gaining information and practical experience of new technologies and techniques in heritage management, understanding and conservation

Our courses are a mixture of longer residential courses and shorter one- to two-day courses.

Courses available

Organic Residue Analysis and Pottery Production Sites

This course is aimed at archaeological professionals, who deal with pottery production sites and organic residue as part of their role. This includes local authority archaeological advisors, consultants, contractors, project managers, museum curators, conservators and pottery and technology specialists and researchers.

The course aims to improve knowledge and promote good practice in the investigation, recording and sampling of sites where pottery production has taken place; and the recovery, analysis and archiving of organic residues recovered from such archaeological contexts in order to better understand sites of archaeological significance.

For further details, including details of how to book your free place, see the links to Eventbrite below:

Human Remains in Commercial Archaeology: Legal, Ethical and Curatorial Considerations

This course is aimed at field staff, supervisors, project managers and consultants as well as local authority archaeological curators and advisors. It will provide delegates with an up to date overview of the ethical, legal and ecclesiastical issues and will summarize good practice in the excavation, assessment, analysis and archiving/reburial of human remains from commercial projects.

Course dates:

Measured Survey in Cultural Heritage Residential Course

This residential course explores, through both theoretical and practical instruction, the range of measured survey and photographic techniques currently available.

The course is intended for those already working in archaeology or buildings conservation who wish to develop an understanding of differing survey techniques.

The course dates for 2017 are to be confirmed, but for further information and to register your interest please email


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