Council for British Archaeology
Community Archaeology Training Placements
Do you want to develop your career in archaeology?
Are you interested in working directly with a wide range of communities and young people
The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) is offering twelve-month paid bursary places with 12 host organisations
across England , Scotland and Wales . The Community Archaeology Bursary Placements (CATPs) are aimed specifically
at providing training to individuals who already have a good working knowledge of archaeological theory and
techniques and who are keen to develop their skills for utilisation in their future career to enhance relationships
between the archaeological profession and a wide range of communities. In particular, this round will focus
on developing youth engagement.
The bursaries are funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) through its Skills for the Future programme,
with support from English Heritage, Cadw and Historic Scotland. Placements will start in October 2012 and successful
candidates will receive a salaried bursary of c . £16,450 (see individual
job descriptions for further details).
There are two Welsh host organisations who are as follows:
Dyfed Archaeological Trust (Llandeilo)
Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological
For full details of the posts please visit our website where you can download application
packs for each post (includes interview dates)
Closing date for all CATP applications: Sunday
19th August 2012