Offshore Development Control and Archaeology

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Offshore Development Control & Archaeology: Marine Consents Training

This workshop is aimed at both early career archaeologists and non archaeologists, such as environmental consents officers, working in offshore planning. The workshop will provide an introduction to the offshore development control process and how it relates to archaeology. The workshop will cover marine consents and provide detail on the processes that enable planners to make decisions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify what marine archaeology is and how it is found
  • Identify methods for identifying marine archaeology offshore and intertidally
  • Understand the types of archaeological remains that can be found offshore
  • Understand the types of archaeological remains that can be found in the intertidal zone
  • Identify the main legislative and consents in relation to marine archaeology and development
  • Identify legislative boundaries
  • Understand the development process and standard license conditions
  • Understand the key parts of a development control project in relation to archaeology
  • The learning outcomes have been mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Archaeological Practice in order to provide a framework for each workshop

This 3-hour online workshop has been CPD approved by the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. The workshop will be delivered online through zoom and make use of Google Jamboards and other online tools to create a virtual classroom.

The trainers will be Mark James and Sally Evans, both directors of MSDS Marine and highly experienced development control archaeologists. 

Booking is through the Eventbrite website.

Cost: £85.00