Location: Welby Ln, Melton Mowbray LE14 3JL, UK
Season: July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024
Session Dates: 2024 Dates: Week 1: 1st - 5th July, Week 2: 8th - 12th July 2024
Application Deadline: July 7, 2024
Deadline Type: Contact for Details
Mercian Archaeological Services CIC
Join Mercian Archaeological Services CIC in the beautiful Leicester countryside (England, UK) for this week-long training excavation, which focuses on the teaching of archaeological excavation methods.
As well as offering the very best in archaeological training and support, this training excavation is tailored towards enabling attendees to fulfil requirements of the Archaeological Skills Passport.
This course focuses on excavation, it is suitable for all levels from beginner to experienced digger.
For those wishing to develop their skills, for students and post-graduates seeking to fulfil the practical experience requirements of their courses… for those wishing to pursue a career in archaeology, or improve their knowledge to give them the edge at work… for those looking to acquire cross-transferable skills… for volunteer diggers wishing to raise their game, impress their friends, and increase their enjoyment of archaeology and heritage through a greater skill set and knowledge base…. through to people simply wishing to learn for the love of learning…
Everyone is welcome… no previous knowledge or experience is required…
You will receive training and experience in many techniques of excavation,
including many Core Skills listed in the Archaeological Skills Passport:
This training course focuses on excavation and recording skills but there will also be a chance to undertake a number of techniques that make up the Secondary Skills of the Archaeology Skills Passport including:
As well as the above all school attendees will receive the following:
*Please note accommodation is not provided*
Period(s) of Occupation: Medieval/ Post-medieval
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 week
Minimum Age: 15
Experience Required: No Experience is required
Room and Board Arrangements:
Accommodation is not provided
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