Courses and workshops in the Historic Environment

Short practical courses from one to three days

Expert tuition for professionals whose work involves fieldwork, planning, management, curation and research, and also for members of the public with a keen interest in archaeology and historic buildings.

Our courses

  • Have been developed with leading heritage practices.
  • Are linked to the National Occupational Standards for the sector and are endorsed by CifA, the IHBC, FAME and the Archaeology Training Forum for continuous professional development. 
  • Provide training in key archaeological skills firmly grounded in everyday professional working experience.
  • Engage with some of the most complex issues in the sector.

View our Historic Environment programmes


Most courses are taught at Rewley House, a comfortable and friendly environment with full residential and catering facilities. Meals and accommodation are usually available as extras when booking these courses.

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Booking and payment

You can book our short courses online via individual course webpages. 

Payment of fees must be made in full at the time of booking. Please note that businesses and organisations can be invoiced on provision of a Purchase Order and completed application form. These can be emailed to the CWHE Programme Administrator, email:

Upcoming courses

  • Short courses
  • Wed 16 Sep 2020 – 17 Sep 2020
  • 9.00am - 5.00pm both days
  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Wed 23 Sep 2020 – 25 Sep 2020
  • 9.15am Weds - 4.45pm Friday
  • Short courses
  • Thu 08 Oct 2020
  • 9.00am - 4.30pm
  • Short courses
  • Wed 25 Nov 2020 – 27 Nov 2020
  • 1.00pm Weds - 2.00pm Friday
  • Short courses
  • Mon 16 Mar 2020 – 18 Mar 2020
  • 9.00am Monday - 5.00pm Wednesday