Previous IfA HLF workplace learning bursaries
Below you can find links to details of all our previous workplace bursaries.
Placement and application details
Northlight Heritage - Environmental Post Excavation
RCAHMS - Archaeological Surveying
Scottish Canals and Waterways Trust - Heritage Management
Suffolk County Council - Archaeological Archives
Historic Scotland - Heritage Management - designation
Archaeological Services WYAS - Historic Building Recording and Surveying
GGAT - Historic Environment Advice
ARS - Historic Environment Management
Digital archaeology with ADS, York
The training to be provided is in Digital Archaeology focussing on digital preservation, data management and web publication skills. The placement will be jointly hosted by The Archaeology Data Service and Internet Archaeology, and will be based at their offices in the King’s Manor, York.
Heritage assessment with Atkins Heritage, Birmingham
This is an opportunity to train and develop skills in heritage assessment work, whilst being supported through a network of heritage professionals. The post is based in Birmingham within the heritage team of Atkins Ltd, a large international organisation which delivers environmental advice and assessments for some of the most complex and challenging large-scale infrastructure projects.
Integrated heritage management with Breacon Beacons National Park Authority
This placement will provide training and learning opportunities in how to manage heritage assets, including historic buildings and archaeological remains, within a protected landscape. The placement will be hosted by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority (BBNPA) and will be supervised by BBNPA’s Heritage Officers. It will be primarily based at the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority HQ in Brecon, but will also involve travel and work at locations across the National Park.
Archaeological excavation and supervision with Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford
The post is designed to provide the successful candidate training in the principles and practice of archaeological excavation and depending upon experience, supervision. The training is to be provided on a variety of commercial and community based projects across the North West region and will primarily be based at the Centre’s offices on the University of Salford campus.
Archaeological geophysics with Durham University
This placement will provide training and learning opportunities in archaeological geophysics, including preparing for, carrying out and analysing resistivity, magnetometry and Ground Penetrating Radar surveys. The placement will be hosted by Archaeological Services Durham University. It will be primarily based in Durham, but will require travel and work across Northern England and beyond, including the potential for some work abroad.
Project management with MOLA, London
The training to be provided is in techniques of project management for archaeology. The post holder will be supported to design, set up and run a pilot project with a local group to create a community record of historic buildings and the built environment in North / East London. The placement combines theory and practice and provides an exciting opportunity to develop project management skills at the same time as delivering an innovative community archaeology project.
Surveying Scotland’s Buildings with RCAHMS, Edinburgh
This placement offers the post holder training in the practical skills of surveying and recording buildings from different periods and construction as well as experience of building analysis and health and safety. The placement will take place at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Edinburgh, in our Survey and Recording department.
Building survey and interpretation with RCAHMW, Aberystwyth
The training will be in Historic Building Survey and Interpretation and will encompass a wide range of activities including documentary research, building recording using a variety of survey techniques both traditional and digital, building analysis, the presentation of survey data and research through graphics and report writing, database and GIS enhancement and manipulation, and archiving. The placement will be at the Commission’s office in Aberystwyth and will involve fieldwork across Wales.
Creating and promoting archives with University of York – the Star Carr Project
This traineeship will focus on developing the skills needed for the creation, promotion and accession of archives - through work on the Star Carr project. The placement will be hosted by the Department of Archaeology, University of York, and is primarily based at Kings Manor. However a substantial component of the placement will involve the management and integration of archives, so portions of the training will be carried out at the Yorkshire Museum and in the Archaeology Data service (also in Kings Manor).