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ASWYAS - HLF/IfA Workplace Learning Bursary funded training placement

posted 3 Nov 2012, 08:28 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 11 Mar 2014, 16:14 ]
HLF/IfA Workplace Learning Bursary funded training placement 
in Historic Building Recording and Surveying (ref. WYJS:096) 

£15,839 for a 12 month contract, start date January 2012

Applications are invited for a highly motivated individual to take up a training placement funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund through the IfA Workplace Learning Bursary scheme and hosted by Archaeological Services WYAS.

This will provide an opportunity to gain a broad range of experience in the recording and interpretation of historic buildings and surface archaeological remains, including training in surveying techniques and equipment, photographic recording, and the production of drawings using AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator software.

The successful candidate will be involved with a range of projects, and will also be responsible for undertaking all stages of a building recording project, under guidance, applying the skills developed over the course of the placement. This will provide the placement holder with experience of the full life cycle of a project, from producing Project Designs and Risk Assessments through fieldwork to final reporting

Previous building recording or surveying experience is not essential, but the placement holder should have excellent analytical, written and communication skills and should be educated to a degree level in an archaeological or related subject.

Further details, including a full Training Plan and Job Description/Person Specification can be found on the IfA website at together with an equal opportunities monitoring form.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mitchell Pollington on 0113 393 9749

To apply for this vacancy please download an application form from or call 0113 253 0241. Completed applications should be returned to or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, PO Box 5, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0UG.

The closing date for applications is 7 December 2012 with interviews to be held on the 8th January 2012 at Archaeological Services WYAS, Morley, Leeds. We do not reply to all applications but will contact you if you have been selected for interview.