The course runs over 10 weeks and covers such topics as:
· What’s in my area? Learn about the rich and diverse archaeological resource in the Blaenavon World Heritage area.
· Landscape detective Understand the evolution of landscape, find out how maps are used in archaeology and historic landscape studies. Have a go at interpretation of cartographic information plotting information onto base maps and storing results on a electronic database.
· Community Archaeology Show and Tell Create new historical records through shared memories, personal histories, old photographs and sketches.
· The way of the Archaeologist Learn basic archaeological recording methods through a practical hands-on workshop led by a recording specialist. Produce a visual record of an archaeological site, comprised of a brief written statement, photographs along-side measured drawings.