Apprenticeships

 

Why choose an apprenticeship?

You can train and learn whilst you work when you opt to take an apprenticeship.  There are apprenticeships available in archaeology and across the heritage environment sector from Level 3 Archaeological technician to Level 7 Archaeological specialist, from conservator to heritage construction.  There are different types of apprenticeship available across the UK so take the links below to see what’s available where you are.

England 

https://historicengland.org.uk/services-skills/training-skills/work-based-training/heritage-apprenticeships/  

https://www.gov.uk/become-apprentice

https://www.ucas.com/apprenticeships/apprenticeships-in-england

 

Northern Ireland

There are currently no apprenticeships in archaeology in Northern Ireland but there are two AIM apprenticeships in cultural heritage which are eligible for ApprenticeshipsNI funding. 

Level 2 https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/cultural-heritage-level-2-apprenticeship-framework

Level 3 https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/cultural-heritage-level-3-apprenticeship-framework

 

Scotland 

There are currently no apprenticeships in archaeology in Scotland but there are a range of apprenticeships in heritage crafts and construction:

https://ewh.org.uk/learning/training-and-apprenticeships/

https://www.apprenticeships.scot/

add information from Cara and Scottish group

 

Wales 

There are currently no apprenticeships in archaeology in Wales but there is general information here.

https://gov.wales/apprenticeships-genius-decision and a list of apprenticeships offered here https://acwcerts.co.uk/web/frameworks-library including cultural heritage management, project management and surveying.