IfA training courses and workshops
IfA provides a number of training and CPD opportunities for members and non members covering all aspects of archaeology and the historic environment. Many of these day workshops and courses are run by our Special Interest and Area groups, and are held around the UK. Courses range in both price and format, and are often free for members or offered at a reduced price. Forthcoming courses are listed below.
IfA also works with partner providers, to offer approved training courses for members and the wider sector. You can find out more about forthcoming courses on the dedicated CPD and training courses webpages.
Each year IfA runs a three-day conference and training event which includes a number of CPD training workshops in the programme, as well as lots of opportunities for learning from discussion sessions and seminars. You can find further details and the link to our conference webpages below.
If you would be interested in running a training workshop, or would like to see one which covers a particular area, please get in touch with Lianne Birney at Lianne.Birney@archaeologists.net.
Forthcoming IfA courses
Most of our training workshops can be booked through Eventbrite. Please go our Eventbrite profile to see and book any forthcoming courses.
IfA Area and Special Interest Groups
24 September IfA Archaeological Archives Group
Plenary event for good practice in archaeological archives workshops
24 September IfA Research and Impact Group
Collaborating for better research day conference
14 October IfA Buildings Archaeology Group
An introduction to historic building construction
IfA Conference and training event
Every year IfA hosts a Conference and training event, which includes a range of seminars and workshops. Our next conference will take place on the 15 - 17 April 2015, in Cardiff.
For more details please go to our conference webpage at http://www.archaeologists.net/conference/2015info.
IfA endorsed training courses
IfA are keen to work with training providers to highlight training courses which meet the needs of our members and the wider sector. We also include relevant forthcoming training events in our monthly eBulletin, which are circulated to all members around the middle of each month. If you would like to include your event in the bulletin, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building on the wide range of professional short courses provided by institutions on behalf of the Archaeology Training Forum, IfA are also happy to recommend courses which meet our CPD guidance. To find out more about how you can gain IfA approval of CPD courses, please get in touch with Kate Geary (email@example.com).
In addition to the well established programme at Oxford University Department of Continuing Education, courses are also offered at the Centre of Archaeology at Staffordshire.
For further details of the courses available, please see the following
Other training courses
Some institutions also provide opportunities for those in work to access training and postgraduate courses in archaeology and heritage management via online or part time courses.