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.

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

Archaeological Desk-Based Assessments

  • Professional development, Short courses
  • Thu 10 Oct 2019
  • 9.00am - 4.30pm

Archaeological Writing for Publication

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 31 Oct 2019
  • 8.45am - 4.45pm

Archaeological Survey Using Airborne Lidar

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 05 Dec 2019
  • 9.30am - 5.00pm

An Introduction to GIS for Archaeologists

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 27 Feb 2020
  • 9.00am - 4.30pm

Law and the Historic Environment

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 05 Mar 2020
  • 9.00am - 4.45pm