MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY COURSE

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Interested in archaeology? Often marvelled open mouthed at the majesty of the sailing ship and ingenuity of steam ships? Ever wondered who in the world actually has the job of investigating shipwrecks and piecing together their stories and thought ‘that’s extraordinary, wish I could do that’.

Wish no more! Take up an AIMA / NAS maritime archaeology course and join in on the adventure. Learn what to look for, what to do when you find it and how to help protect heritage in your own community.

YES. LET'S GO.

The Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology coordinates courses all over Australia – anyone can join! Seriously. You get:

  • an introduction to maritime archaeology
  • practical skills and know-how to use in a fieldwork situation

No diving is involved during training and non-divers are most welcome.

Next course for NSW will run on the 4-5 August by archaeologists from the  Australian National Maritime Museum and the Silentworld Foundation.

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The course consists of a series of lectures, discussions and practical sessions on:

  1. survey techniques
  2. material conservation
  3. ship construction
  4. maritime archaeology
  5. heaps more

Cost includes (full time student concession available):

  1. Two day training course
  2. One year membership with AIMA
  3. Lunch and light refreshments for entire course

DUE TO PRACTICAL COMPONENTS OF THE COURSE SPACES ARE LIMITED (in other words, get in quick!).

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Need to book in?   DO IT HERE  (Add NSW Course to cart)

For further clarification please contact:

Irini Malliaros – imalliaros@silentworldfoundation.org.au

Kieran Hosty – khosty@anmm.gov.au

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