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Apprenticeship training course

Archaeological specialist (degree) (level 7)

Planning, undertaking and leading archaeological research and investigation.

Qualification level
Equivalent to master’s degree.
Typical duration
36 months
Apprenticeship category
Creative and design
Maximum funding
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 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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