Resources Information Standards Committee Archaeological and CMT Inventory Training for Crew Members

The BCAPA has been selected by the Archaeology Branch as the agency responsible for coordinating the delivery of the RISC course Archaeological and CMT Inventory Training for Crew Members.

The Course

The course is intended to teach basic site identification, survey, and recording skills. The course is designed for eight participants, preferably with some background in forestry or other fieldwork. The course is five days in length, and includes daily classroom and field components. Upon successful completion of the course, participants are registered with the province and receive a certificate signed by the Archaeology Branch.

For more details on the course, click here.

Course Fees and Materials

The cost of the course is $160 per participant. This fee includes a workbook for each participant and a Certificate of Completion. Fees for the instructor and the facility are not included.


Groups or agencies interested in hosting the course are responsible for finding an instructor. The BCAPA does not hire or provide instructors. You can contact the Archaeology Branch or the BCAPA for a list of qualified instructors.

For further information or to set up a course, please contact:

Michael Klassen at mklassen@bcapa.ca or 604.785.0217