As you have seen from our previous Step, we listed some of the key roles within the Field School. But what skills can you gain from working and learning on an excavation site? See our comprehensive guide to the tasks involved and the skills you take out of each area.
Excavation specific skills
Skills gained in the Finds Hut
Skills gained in the Science Hut
Skills gained in the Computer Hut
Skills gained in the Visitors’ Hut
Other on-site skills
Here are our top tips for you to remember:
Excavation is a process: each task must be done in a set order
The three most important skills for an archaeologist are a positive attitude, a tolerance for the weather and the ability to work as part of a team.
Excavation is not all digging.
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