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 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.
There are many different types of training and professional development:
CIfA Special Interest and Area groups hold training events around the UK. Some are a reduced price or free for CIfA members.
CIfA Annual conference and training event, which includes a number of CPD training workshops and opportunities for learning from discussion sessions and seminars. You can also watch our event recordings.
CIfA e-learning portal a range of elearning courses free for members with a certificate to record CPD.
CIfA weekly Jobs Information Service and Training (JIST) bulletin, free to CIfA members, provides up to date job adverts and CIfA training and CPD opportunities.
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:
7 January 2021 OASIS for Historic Environment Services
12 January OASIS for Commercial Archaeology (evening session)
14 January 2021 OASIS for Built Heritage Users
21 January 2021 OASIS for Commercial Archaeology
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 - there are details here: Early Careers | MOLA and Trainee Archaeologist - Northampton | MOLA.