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Metal detecting expert Chris of Metal Detecting WWII Battlegrounds shares his vast experience, tips and inside secrets. You’ll feel like a metal detecting pro before going on your first search.

This course is 100% online, so you can study at your own pace, anytime you want. 

Lo que Aprenderás

  • What it takes to be a successful metal detectorist
  • Healthy benefits of metal detecting
  • Where to search for treasures, starting with your backyard
  • Different types of metal detectors to find the right one for your situation
  • How to handle your detector like a pro
  • Other equipment you will need
  • Exercising your brain to research sites to explore
  • Planning your day out - what to pack for the weather and other essential equipment
  • How to identify, clean and restore your relics and treasures
  • Where to look for great metal detecting buddies 

Requisitos

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lecciones

Module 1: Getting into Metal Detecting

  • Introduction to Your Tutor and Course
  • The World of the detectorist
  • The Best Metal detecting environments
  • Possibilities and Permissions

Module 2: Finding the Right Equipment

  • Knowing the different types of metal detectors
  • Finding the right detector for your particular situation
  • What are pinpointers and how can they help you?
  • The essential digging tools

Module 3: Getting to Know Your Metal Detector

  • The user manual as your metal detector’s bible
  • Quick and easy metal detector start up guide
  • Getting familiar with target IDs
  • Discrimination options
  • How to benefit from preset modes
  • Understanding frequencies
  • Optimizing additional equipment

Module 4: Mastering the Art of Research

  • Using search engines to start your research process
  • Following up on your leads
  • Books as a powerful research tool
  • Maps as a great starting point
  • Elevation models and viewers

Module 5: Gearing Up and Getting Ready

  • Planning with the weather in mind
  • Clothing for every situation
  • Bags and backpacks
  • Essential equipment and kit

Module 6: Time to Get Started

  • Getting your bearings
  • Understanding how elevation differences can affect you
  • How to build the perfect, consistent swing
  • Correctly Responding to Signals
  • How to pinpoint, just right
  • Troubleshooting for every eventuality

Module 7: Cleaning and Restoring Finds

  • Identifying what your find is
  • Applying the right brush to reveal your find
  • Rinsing your find with water
  • Hammer time
  • Using acidic solutions
  • How to successfully use electrolysis
  • Protective coatings

Module 8: Building a Great Network

  • Finding the right metal detecting companions
  • Metal detecting communities
  • Sharing is caring; the value of the right values
  • Competition and caution around other detectorists
  • Thanks and have a great metal detecting journey!

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¿Para quién es este curso?

  • Everyone who loves the unexpected and has a sense of adventure - you never know what the day will bring when you’re detecting
  • Anyone looking for an absorbing hobby which is great exercise for body and mind
  • Anyone who loves history and wants to become part of it
  • People who look exploring new places
  • Families looking for a pastime they can do together
  • Older people who need to keep active
  • Existing metal detectorists who want to know more about where to explore and the right metal detectors to use
  • Anyone who has a metal detector lying dormant in a cupboard and wants to dust it off and take it out

How will it help me

Metal detecting is a fabulous pastime for all ages but, obviously, there are rules in place when you are digging up land or searching for what could be priceless treasure and relics. This course talks you through everything you need to know so you can confidently go on your first search and follow the metal detector protocol without breaking the law or upsetting landowners.

Certificados

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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Metal Detecting

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    Metal detecting expert Chris of Metal Detecting WWII Battlegrounds shares his vast experience, tips and inside secrets. You’ll feel like a metal detecting pro before going on your first search.

    This course is 100% online, so you can study at your own pace, anytime you want. 

    Lo que Aprenderás

    • What it takes to be a successful metal detectorist
    • Healthy benefits of metal detecting
    • Where to search for treasures, starting with your backyard
    • Different types of metal detectors to find the right one for your situation
    • How to handle your detector like a pro
    • Other equipment you will need
    • Exercising your brain to research sites to explore
    • Planning your day out - what to pack for the weather and other essential equipment
    • How to identify, clean and restore your relics and treasures
    • Where to look for great metal detecting buddies 

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Getting into Metal Detecting

    • Introduction to Your Tutor and Course
    • The World of the detectorist
    • The Best Metal detecting environments
    • Possibilities and Permissions

    Module 2: Finding the Right Equipment

    • Knowing the different types of metal detectors
    • Finding the right detector for your particular situation
    • What are pinpointers and how can they help you?
    • The essential digging tools

    Module 3: Getting to Know Your Metal Detector

    • The user manual as your metal detector’s bible
    • Quick and easy metal detector start up guide
    • Getting familiar with target IDs
    • Discrimination options
    • How to benefit from preset modes
    • Understanding frequencies
    • Optimizing additional equipment

    Module 4: Mastering the Art of Research

    • Using search engines to start your research process
    • Following up on your leads
    • Books as a powerful research tool
    • Maps as a great starting point
    • Elevation models and viewers

    Module 5: Gearing Up and Getting Ready

    • Planning with the weather in mind
    • Clothing for every situation
    • Bags and backpacks
    • Essential equipment and kit

    Module 6: Time to Get Started

    • Getting your bearings
    • Understanding how elevation differences can affect you
    • How to build the perfect, consistent swing
    • Correctly Responding to Signals
    • How to pinpoint, just right
    • Troubleshooting for every eventuality

    Module 7: Cleaning and Restoring Finds

    • Identifying what your find is
    • Applying the right brush to reveal your find
    • Rinsing your find with water
    • Hammer time
    • Using acidic solutions
    • How to successfully use electrolysis
    • Protective coatings

    Module 8: Building a Great Network

    • Finding the right metal detecting companions
    • Metal detecting communities
    • Sharing is caring; the value of the right values
    • Competition and caution around other detectorists
    • Thanks and have a great metal detecting journey!

    Carrera

    ¿Para quién es este curso?

    • Everyone who loves the unexpected and has a sense of adventure - you never know what the day will bring when you’re detecting
    • Anyone looking for an absorbing hobby which is great exercise for body and mind
    • Anyone who loves history and wants to become part of it
    • People who look exploring new places
    • Families looking for a pastime they can do together
    • Older people who need to keep active
    • Existing metal detectorists who want to know more about where to explore and the right metal detectors to use
    • Anyone who has a metal detector lying dormant in a cupboard and wants to dust it off and take it out

    How will it help me

    Metal detecting is a fabulous pastime for all ages but, obviously, there are rules in place when you are digging up land or searching for what could be priceless treasure and relics. This course talks you through everything you need to know so you can confidently go on your first search and follow the metal detector protocol without breaking the law or upsetting landowners.

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    976 Students

    Dinero Garantizada

    Acreditado