eLearning courses revised in 2020-21

Combined Discover Maritime and Underwater Archaeology

£85 course fee includes a year's NAS membership.

Complete this combined theory course and the practical Skills Days to achieve your NAS Foundation Qualification. This interactive theory course combines the Discover Maritime Archaeology and Discover Underwater Archaeology courses. No prior knowledge is required.

The combined course fee includes one year's NAS membership worth £28 for new members.

At the end of the course if you are enthusiastic to learn more, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England

Combined Discover Maritime and Coastal Archaeology

£85 course fee includes a year's NAS membership.

Complete this combined theory course and the practical Skills Days to achieve your NAS Foundation Qualification. This interactive theory course combines the Discover Maritime Archaeology and our Discover Coastal and Foreshore Archaeology course. No prior knowledge is required.

The combined course fee includes one year's NAS membership worth £28 for new members.

At the end of the course if you are enthusiastic to learn more, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England


Discover Maritime Archaeology

£50 course fee

Find out what maritime archaeology is all about in the interactive theory course. It is not just about shipwrecks, and it is certainly not all underwater! No prior knowledge required. 

Please note that the course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of up to £48.

This theory course and accompanying practical Recorder Skills Day is the first of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in our fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

At the end of the course if you are enthusiastic to learn more, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England

Discover Maritime Archaeology ScreenReader Version

£50 course fee

NEW SCREEN-READER ACCESSIBLE VERSION for the visually impaired - Find out what maritime archaeology is all about in the interactive theory course. It is not just about shipwrecks, and it is certainly not all underwater! No prior knowledge required. 

Please note the course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of up to £48.

This theory course and accompanying practical Recorder Skills Day is the first of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in our fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

At the end of the course if you are enthusiastic to learn more, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England


Discover Underwater Archaeology

£50 course fee

This course, Discover Underwater Archaeology, MUST ONLY BE COMPLETED AFTER THE Discover Maritime Archaeology course. It will take you through the steps of completing an underwater archaeology project from documentary research and planning, through fieldwork and conservation to publication and archiving.

This theory course and accompanying practical Surveyor Skills Days is the second of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in our fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

Please note the course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a Combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of up to £48.

At the end of the course if you have not done so already, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England


Discover Underwater Archaeology ScreenReader Version

£50 course fee

NEW SCREEN-READER ACCESSIBLE VERSION - for the visually impaired. This course, which follows on from the Discover Maritime Archaeology course, will take you through the steps of completing an underwater archaeology project from documentary research and planning, through fieldwork and conservation to publication and archiving.

This theory course and accompanying practical Surveyor Skills Days is the second of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in our fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

The course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of up to £48.

At the end of the course if you have not done so already, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England


Discover Coastal and Foreshore Archaeology

£50 course fee

This course, Discover Coastal and Foreshore Archaeology MUST ONLY BE COMPLETED AFTER THE Discover Maritime Archaeology course. It will take you through the steps of completing a coastal and foreshore archaeology project from documentary research and planning, through field-work and conservation to publication and archiving.

This theory course and accompanying practical Surveyor Skills Days is the second of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in project activities in the UK and overseas.

The course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of £48.

At the end of the course if you have not done so already, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England


Discover Coastal and Foreshore Archaeology ScreenReader Version

£50 course fee

NEW SCREEN-READER ACCESSIBLE VERSION - for the visually impaired. This course, which follows on from the Discover Maritime Archaeology course, will take you through the steps of completing a coastal or foreshore archaeology project from documentary research and planning, through fieldwork and conservation to publication and archiving.

This theory course and accompanying practical Surveyor Skills Days is the second of the two components of the NAS Foundation qualification, which will allow you to participate in our fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

The course fee does NOT include one year's NAS membership. Register for a combined course to receive one year's NAS membership for new members worth £28 and a £20 discount off your next NAS Education event. Registering on the combined course gives you a saving of up to £48.

At the end of the course if you have not done so already, you should purchase a qualification logbook from the NAS website shop to keep track of all your learning.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England