Training courses, workshops and events
We offer a wide range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training across all learning levels, held around the UK in person and digitally, and many of these are CIfA Approved. 'CIfA Approved Training & CPD' is our brand name for training and CPD approved by us. It is a quality mark bearing the yellow logo above, which means it has been assessed against a set of learning criteria.
A range of other organisations have CIfA Approved training & CPD, which includes CPD courses, field schools and excavation training, Registered Organisations in-house employee training and Historic England courses. These are listed on our weekly Jobs Information Service and Training (JIST) bulletin, free to CIfA members, alongside up to date job adverts.
Types of training and professional development CIfA offer:
CIfA Special Interest and Area groups hold training, CPD and networking events around the UK in person and digitally. Many are a reduced price or free for CIfA members.
CIfA e-learning portal a range of elearning courses free for members with a downloadable certificate to record CPD.
CIfA Approved training
- OASIS training courses have been developed by MDS Marine and Ashtree Heritage for Historic England. There are more details here and current confirmed dates are:
2 February 2021 OASIS for Specialists and Freelancers
2 February 2021 OASIS for Maritime Archaeologists
4 February 2021 OASIS for Early Career Users
24 February 2021 (evening session) OASIS for Community Groups
2 March OASIS for Historic Environment Services
6 March 2021 OASIS for Community Groups
11 March 2021 OASIS for Museum Users
- MOLA have announced their first CIfA Approved Traineeships and will be recruiting the first five trainees to start in March 2021 - more details here:
Early Careers | MOLA
Trainee Archaeologist - Northampton | MOLA