Be able to set up and use onboard memory or software to record points, coded layers & features to absolute or site coordinates.
Be able to carry out a systematic collection of geophysical data for archaeological imaging or mapping.
Take digital/non digital data and process into a useable format. Prepare for use in a database and/or GIS system.
Carry out systematic survey over a large area, collecting data on sites on pre- prepared forms, photographs and sketches.
Carry out a systematic collection of artefacts from the ground surface with either gridded or transect methods.
Understands skeletal anatomy, so can excavate without damage to bone and ensure nothing is lost or disturbed during lift.
Understand on-site flotation and sieving, sample recovery and processing programmes as well as discard policies.
Carry out careful supervised sorting, initial cleaning (only if appropriate),recording and storage of recovered artefacts.
Produce a clear and organised site archive, checked in the field and cross referenced between all records.