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Heritage Practice Short Course Training

As part of our Capacity Building work, Historic England aims to develop partnerships that help us deliver training in a range of specialist subjects in different locations around the country. Please see below for details of the partnerships we are currently working on.

Short Course Training with the University of Leicester

Our partnership Heritage Practice short course training programme with the University of Leicester and Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln, started in 2015. Here you can find an overview of who the courses are aimed at and how to find further information.

Who are the courses for?

The courses are for:

  • Archaeologists
  • Planners
  • Conservation officers
  • Architects
  • Surveyors
  • Contractors
  • Others working in the historic environment

The aim is to help refresh practical, technical and specialist historic environment skills.

How many courses are there?

The programme offers up to 20 courses each year over a three-year period on a variety of subjects. Some of these focus on practical conservation skills and are run with the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln.

Our trainers for these courses are drawn from Historic England, the University of Leicester and other experts from across the sector.

Where can I find more information?

For more information about the programme and booking, please see the University of Leicester website.

Marine Survey Training at the University of Southampton

We have commissioned the University of Southampton’s Coastal and Offshore Archaeological Research Services (COARS) to deliver a two-day specialist course on 'Using Marine Survey Techniques to meet Archaeological Conditions'. This course will take place on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January 2017.

Who is the course for?

This is a one off course to address a specialist need for a greater understanding of marine geophysical methods amongst heritage professionals. It is therefore specifically aimed at:

  • Heritage practitioners in curatorial, investigation and research roles
  • Staff in archaeological units
  • Commercial heritage consultants
  • Professional marine survey contractors

Where can I find more information?

For more information about this course, and for booking, please see the University of Southampton’s website.

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