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NAS 2017 Courses at ICUA

In 2017 ICUA Zadar will continue to organize Nautical Archaeological Society (NAS) courses. NAS courses aim to provide not just an introduction to the underwater archaeology, but also offer people a chance to build their skills and experience, allowing them to take part in projects and fieldwork around the world and perhaps to run their own projects.

The ICUA Team will conduct NAS courses during 2017 in Rovinj County. Theoretical lectures will be conducted at the diving club “Rubin” in resort Villas Rubin, and practical exercises will be conducted in the underwater environs of archaeological site Mučje Sike near resort Villas Rubin.

Timetable
- Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology - 7th June 2017
- Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology - 8th - 9th June 2017
- Part II - practical underwater work for gaining data for writing Final report will be conducted in period from 6th-15th June 2017 in archaeological site Piruzi near Rovinj

More information
Introduction to foreshore and underwater archaeology course will consist of theoretical lectures - Site types and dating methods, Underwater finds, 2D survey and practical session - drawing on land and underwater (one dive).

Part I certificate in foreshore and underwater archaeology course will consist of theoretical lectures - Carrying out an archaeological project, Locating and exploring a site, Project safety and logistics, 3D survey, Dealing with finds, Post field activity and practical sessions - getting to know a site and recording a site (two dives).

Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology
Location: resort Villas Rubin
Tutors: Mladen Pešić, Luka Bekić, Roko Surić
Date: 7th June 2017
The price of the course is HRK 375,00 (EUR 50,00)

Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology
Location: resort Villas Rubin
Tutors: Mladen Pešić, Luka Bekić, Roko Surić
Date: 8th - 9th June 2017
The price of the course is HRK 750,00 (EUR 100,00)

Courses requirements
The requirements for the Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology and for Part I Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology are Open Water Diver (OWD), CMAS* or an equivalent diving certificate, medical certificate ensuring fitness for diving and diving insurance.

Course fee includes:

-    NAS training record card
-    printed materials for different course modules
-    renting and filling of diving air tanks during the course
-    magazine Submerged Heritage
-    one year IJNA or Online Newsletter membership to the NAS

Diving equipment should be brought by participants or it can be rented at a local diving club (expenses not covered by the organizers). The organizers will cover the costs of renting and filling diving air tanks during the course.

Participants should arrange transportation to resort Villas Rubin by themselves at their own expense.

Participants should arrange accommodation during the courses by themselves at their own expense.

The number of participant for each course is limited, so send in your applications as soon as possible!

Course will be held in English, if English speakers apply.

Applications and accompanying documentation (short CV, copy of diving certificate, copy of medical certificate ensuring fitness for diving and diving insurance) should be sent by e-mail in electronic form to ICUA Zadar to the attention of Mr. Mladen Pešić ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Deadline for submission of the documents is 22nd May 2017.