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Archaeological specialist (degree) (level 7)

Planning, undertaking and leading archaeological research and investigation.

Level
7
Equivalent to master’s degree
Typical duration
36 months
Apprenticeship category
Creative and design
Maximum funding
£15,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Aerial investigation
  • Aerial investigation and mapping investigator
  • Archaeological investigator
  • Artefact specialist
  • Environment archaeologist
  • Finds officer
  • Finds supervisor
  • Geophysics supervisor
  • Heritage scientist
  • Mapping investigator
  • Materials scientist
  • Project officer
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Research, access and apply relevant primary and secondary data relating to Archaeology
  • Contextualise and synthesise data and results within relevant frameworks.
  • Maintain and develop reference materials and databases, categorising and classifying data, including electronic data, appropriately.
  • Select, secure, check and calibrate suitable equipment and reference resources
  • Evaluate the relevance of research methodologies, techniques and background information to the investigation in question
  • Work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Work accurately and efficiently to conduct work to high standards within defined project objectives
  • Communicate clearly and effectively through written documentation
  • Ability to employ supervisory techniques effectively

Full information on Archaeological specialist (degree) (level 7) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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