Heritage Management

ASAPA CRM Section Application Form 2017 (Download)

CRM Accreditation of Professional members
A person accepted for professional membership with CRM accreditation with ASAPA shall be required to satisfy ASAPA that s/he:
6.2.a Is a professional member of ASAPA in good standing; and
6.2.b Has a proven ability in the field in which s/he intends to practice CRM; and
6.2.c Has submitted a Curriculum Vitae to Council and the CRM standing committee providing proof of the applicant’s training, abilities and experience in the fields s/he intends to practice for circulation amongst, and comments upon by the professional membership of ASAPA.
6.2.d CRM accreditation is not automatic; Council and the CRM standing committee will vet applicants according to the levels of qualifications as set out under 6.2.e and 6.2.f.
6.2.e The basis for accreditation in areas of professional archaeological specialisation (for example; Iron Age, Stone Age, Coastal Shell Midden, Maritime, Colonial Period, Industrial, Rock Art, Grave Relocation and other areas as specified by the applicant) will be:
• Principal Investigator:
A Masters degree in archaeology and; a) proof of three years full time CRM practice, or
b) a portfolio of five phase II projects at Field Director level; or a clear, detailed motivation and
a portfolio of relevant projects of prior learning or relevant experience of equal value to the above submitted with the application.
• Field Director:
A Masters degree in archaeology or proof of five years of full time experience as field supervisor or a clear, detailed motivation and a portfolio of relevant projects of prior learning or relevant experience of equal value to the above submitted with the application.
• Field Supervisor: An Honours degree in archaeology.
6.2.f The basis for accreditation in areas of technical archaeological specialisation (for example; archaeobotany, archaeozoology, isotope work, archaeometallurgy, human skeletal analysis and other areas as specified by the applicant) will be:
• Principle Investigator – Specialist Analyst: A Masters degree in archaeology or relevant discipline and;
a) proof of three years full time practice in the relevant discipline; or
b) at least five applicable projects of the equal value, or a clear, detailed motivation and a portfolio of relevant projects of prior learning or relevant experience of equal value to the above submitted with the application.
• Laboratory Specialist: Honours degree in archaeology or relevant discipline or proof of equivalent training and experience.
6.2.g Successful applicants will be accredited with the right to claim expertise in those areas of archaeology in which they are experienced.
6.2.h Accreditation is valid for the SADC region.

CRM List October 2014 (PDF format download)

SAHRA Minimum Standards (Download)

Western Cape EIA & HIA guidelines:

  • Determining the scope of specialist involvement in EIA process (Download)
  • Involving heritage specialists in EIA process (Download)
  • Involving visual and aesthetic specialists in EIA process (Download)
  • Environmental management plans (Download)
  • Involving social assessment specialists in EIA process (Download)