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You can complete the following courses from the comfort of your own home with our ELearning programme.  Learn how to register now.

Each course is made up of a series of lessons which include images, videos and examples to demonstrate the information. If you have any questions you can send a message to the course tutor or add questions to the course forum, where you can discuss with other ELearning participants

Once you have completed the ELearning course why not attend a Skills Day? These take place in the field and put the knowledge you have learned into practice. Members can gain credits once they have taken both the Skills Day and corresponding ELearning course.

NAS Introduction to Maritime Archaeology

The Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course introduces you to the discipline of maritime archaeology taking you from the basic question ‘What is Archaeology’ through to the range of sites we might study, dating techniques and survey methods to get you started recording sites.

Never done archaeology before? That’s no problem, as this course doesn’t require any prior knowledge.

FAQs

Who can get involved?

The NAS Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course is open to anyone who is interested. No prior learning or qualifications are required. There is no age limit on the course, however we ask that those under 16 are supervised by a parent or guardian. The NAS Youth Education Programme for those under 16 is currently being developed and will be available in the near future. Please contact the NAS office to express interest in this.

The course is open to both divers and non-divers. Many nautical or maritime sites are located on the foreshore or completely on dry land so there is plenty to get involved with wherever your interests may lie.

How can I complete the NAS Introduction to Maritime Archaeology Course?

To sign up and get started on the ELearning course please click here.

Can I earn credits for participating?

NAS members can earn 5 credits for taking the ELearning Introduction to Maritime Archaeology and also participating in a Recorder Day.

NAS Intertidal & Terrestrial Archaeology

The ELearning Intertidal & TerrestrialArchaeology course allows you to use and build upon your newfound knowledge gained from the ELearning Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course. We will walk you through an intertidal or dry archaeological project from the planning phase through to carrying out a field survey and publishing the results. This course will introduce the processes involved in taking a project from conception through documentary research and planning to publication and archiving. You can use the knowledge from this course to take part in fieldwork on site with the Surveyor Day

A Foreshore Fieldschool in London

FAQs

Who can get involved?

The ELearning Intertidal & Terrestrial Archaeology course is open to anyone who has previously completed the ELearning Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course. There is no age limit on the course, however we ask that those under 16 are accompanied by a parent or guardian. The NAS Youth Education Programme for those under 16 is currently being developed and will be available in the near future. Please contact the NAS office to express interest in this.

To sign up and get started on the ELearning course please click here.

Can I earn credits for participating?

NAS members can earn 5 credits if you participate in a Surveyor Day and also take the ELearning Intertidal & Terrestrial Archaeology course.

NAS Underwater Archaeology

The NAS UnderwaterArchaeology course allows you to use and build upon your newfound knowledge gained from the ELearning Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course. We will walk you through an underwater archaeological project from the planning phase through to carrying out a field survey and publishing the results. This course will introduce the processes involved in taking a project from conception through documentary research and planning to publication and archiving. You can use the knowledge from this course to take part in fieldwork on site with the Surveyor Day.

FAQs

The Underwater Archaeology course is open to anyone who has previously completed the ELearning Introduction to Maritime Archaeology course. There is no age limit on the course, however we ask that those under 16 are accompanied by a parent or guardian. The NAS Youth Education Programme for those under 16 is currently being developed and will be available in the near future. Please contact the NAS office to express interest in this.Who can get involved?

How can I complete the NAS Underwater Archaeology course?

To sign up and get started on the ELearning course please click here.

Can I earn credits for participating?

NAS members can earn 10 credits if you participate in a Surveyor Day and also take the ELearning Underwater Archaeology course.