How to register

Registrations are open.

You can register by email at trainingsela@gmail.com or by filling in the form here (please specify the training program title and the site name).

The minimum number of participants is 10 persons.

Registration requests are processed and approved within two weeks from submission date

Non refundable tuition deposit (1000US$) is due two months before the beginning of the training period

Final tuition payment to be completed upon arrival at registration in Jordan.

Registration are open for 2020 in the following periods:

Rujum AlMalfouf  – March, 1st – May, 21th  

Fieldwork: Photographic documentation and conservation assessment – 3D modelling of selected standing structures – Site cleaning – Vegetation removal as appropriate – Setting trails in coordination with DOA – Surface water management (by backfilling or excavating affected areas) – Emergency conservation of several structures in coordination with DOA (wall cleaning and mortar repair as needed).

On the job training programs

Landscape rehabilitation (7 weeks) – March 1st – April, 16th  

Number of trainees: 15 beginners

Heritage village in Iraq AlAmir – March, 8th – August, 20th

Fieldwork: Photographic and drawing documentation – Conservation assessment – Site cleaning – Vegetation removal – Emergency conservation as needed in coordination with DOA.

On the job training programs

Documentation (7 weeks) – March, 8th – April, 23rd

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

Conservation (10 weeks) – May, 31st – August, 20th

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

QastalMay, 31st – July, 16th 

Fieldwork: Site cleaning – Vegetation removal – Arrangement of architectural fragments.

On the job training programs

May 31st – July 16th (7 weeks) – Landscape rehabilitation and site presentation

Number of trainees: 15 beginners

Yajuz – May, 31st – August, 20th 

Fieldwork: Site cleaning – Vegetation removal – Emergency conservation in coordination with DOA of the church beside the road (wall consolidation and mortar repair – cleaning and emergency consolidation of the mosaic floors – protective backfilling of the mosaic floors).

On the job training programs

Conservation (10 weeks) – May, 31st – August, 20th

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

AlJiza Church – August, 30th – November, 19th  

Fieldwork: Site cleaning – Vegetation removal – Documentation of mosaic floor (Photoscan) – Emergency conservation in coordination with DOA of the mosaic floor (cleaning and emergency consolidation of the mosaic floors – protective backfilling of the mosaic floors).

On the job training programs

Documentation (7 weeks) – September, 6th – October, 22nd  

Number of trainees: 5 advanced

Landscape rehabilitation and site presentation (7 weeks) – August, 30th – October, 15th

Number of trainees: 15 beginners

Conservation (10 weeks) – August, 30th – November, 5th

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

Ottoman house in Ma’in village – October, 18th – December, 31st  Fieldwork: Photographic documentation and conservation assessment – Site cleaning – Emergency conservation of several walls in coordination with DOA (cleaning and mortar repair).

 On the job training programs

October 18th– December 3th (7 weeks) – Documentation

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

October 18th – December 31th (10 weeks) – Conservation

Number of trainees: 10 beginners

Academic Credits

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

The training program does not carry credits, but our administration can coordinate and work with your university/institution to provide documentation and evaluation forms as needed for credits.

Tuition

The fee for 4-weeks on the job training is USD $3000. The fee includes:

  1. Daily hands-on classes (five days a week, Sunday to Thursday).
  2. A light second breakfast on site
  3. Use of tools, materials
  4. Project e-handbook, reading materials
  5. Certificate of Attendance
  6. Administrative costs

Minimum number of participants is 4 persons

Full program fee is USD $3,000 for 4-week on-the-job training. The fee includes:

  1. Daily hands-on classes (five days a week, Sunday to Thursday) and two weekly lectures (Monday and Wednesday)
  2. Housing in the host communities with families or in the nearby city of Madaba (for those in Hesban and Qastal) or of Wadi Mousa (for those in Petra) in a bunkhouse or hotel accommodation at an additional cost of 150$.
  3. Three meals a day and a light second breakfast on site
  4. Daily transportation from/to the site for the fieldwork
  5. Use of tools and materials
  6. Project e-handbook, reading materials
  7. Certificate of Attendance
  8. Weekend study tours including entrance fees to the sites as listed in the program above
  9. Administrative costs

Fee does not include visa expenses, airfare or health/travel insurance, airport fees and any other item not explicitly specified in the list “the fee includes”.

Cost for one week only is 850$. Fee includes:

  1. One week of fieldwork at the Nabulsi complex in Hisban.
  2. Housing in the host communities with families or in the nearby cities of Madaba (for those in Hesban and Qastal) or of Wadi Mousa (for those in Petra) in a bunkhouse or hotel accommodation at an additional cost of 200$.
  3. Three meals a day and a light second breakfast on site
  4. Daily transportation from/to the site for the fieldwork
  5. Tools, materials, project e-handbook, reading materials
  6. Certificate of Attendance
  7. Two study trips to major tourist sites in Jordan (Friday and Saturday)
  8. Weekend (Friday to Sunday) in Petra (includes two nights at local hotel on half board – breakfast and dinner, Petra entrance fee, Little Petra tour, lunch boxes in Petra)
  9. Administrative costs

Fee does not include visa expenses, airfare or health/travel insurance, airport fees and any other item not explicitly specified in the list “the fee includes”.

Schedule

Arrival and Orientation

Week 1 – Registration and begin of fieldwork. Fieldwork – Sunday to Thursday

Monday and Wednesday – weekly lectures

Friday  – Northern Jordan (Jerash and Ajloun) study tour

Saturday – Baptism site and Dead Sea study tour

Week 2 – Fieldwork – Sunday to Thursday

Monday and Wednesday – weekly lectures

Friday – Ma’in (and Wadi Mujib optional)

Saturday – Amman tour

Week 3 – Fieldwork Sunday to Thursday.

Monday and Wednesday – weekly lectures

Friday – Kerak – Madaba study tour

Saturday – Desert castles study tour

Week 4 – Closing up fieldwork and final event to present the results of the training and the proposed initiatives.

Friday and Sunday – Petra study tour (includes two nights at local hotel on half board – breakfast and dinner, Petra entrance fee, Little Petra tour, lunch boxes in Petra)

Participants’ departure.

 

Accommodation

We proposes three options for the accommodation, all including three meals a day:

  1. Shared flat in the city of Madaba (Hesban and Qastal) or Wadi Mousa (Petra) – min 3 and max 6 persons per flat.
  2. Accommodation with families in the host community of Hisban (upon availability)
  3. Accommodation at a hotel in the city of Madaba (Hesban and Qastal) or Wadi Mousa (Petra)  with an additional cost of 150$ per week – 600$ for the full season – in shared rooms with private bathroom (2 persons per room – two single beds). If participants would prefer to have a single room they can do so at an additional cost of 340$ for the entire season (Total additional cost for hotel accommodation in single room is 600$ + 340$ = 960$). Hotel facilities include internet, restaurant, outdoor areas, and other services.