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Administrative and Office Skills

This includes areas such as software training, eg GIS; guide to Planning; contract management skills; budgeting, wildlife legislation, fundraising techniques but not basic skills training (literacy and numeracy etc.).


February 2019

20/02/2019    Introduction to Protected Species Law and Policy    1 Day

Wales, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/20022019000000IntroductiontoProtectedSpeciesLawandPolicy.aspx

This course provides an essential core introduction to the law and policy in England and Wales relating to protected species as well as an introduction to national and European legal systems.

Cost £unknown


20/02/2019    EPS Licensing Applications    1 Day

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

An overview of the EPS licensing system in Wales, aimed at anyone looking to learn more about the EPS licensing system, focussing specifically on bats. This course will discuss the laws which govern the EPS licence, the training requirements before applying for a personal license, project licenses and on-site works.

Cost £40.00


21/02/2019    Calculating and Using Biodiversity Units    1 Day

South East England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/21022019000000CalculatingandUsingBiodiversityUnits.aspx

This course provides training on biodiversity unit calculations based on Defra's guidance. It is for individuals wishing to develop or enhance skills in undertaking and using biodiversity unit calculations.

Cost £unknown


26/02/2019    ArcGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course the basic functionality of the main elements of ArcGIS (ArcMap, Catalog and ArcToolbox) is expanded upon and some extensions are introduced. Topics covered include: geodatabases; advanced labelling and symbology; advanced editing; using model builder; GIS customization with Python; extensions, online data, manipulating coordinate systems and spatial analysis/statistics tools.

Cost £550.00


26/02/2019    Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) of Plans and Projects (Scotland)    1 Day

Scotland, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/26022019000000HabitatsRegulationsAppraisalHRAofPlansandProjectsScotland.aspx

This beginner - intermediate level training will provide a thorough understanding of the overall purpose, process and methodology of Habitats Regulations Appraisal, including Appropriate Assessment and the roles of different organisations and individuals in the process.

Cost £unknown


26/02/2019    Introduction to Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)    1 Day

North West England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/26022019000000IntroductiontoEcologicalImpactAssessmentEcIA.aspx

A one-day introductory course designed for those new to EcIA or practitioners requiring an overview of the process. The course will follow the approach to EcIA set out in CIEEM's guidelines, and will focus on the terrestrial (rather than the marine) environment.

Cost £unknown


27/02/2019    Understanding The Ecological Constraints of your Project    1 Day

Nower Wood, Mill Way, leatherhead KT22 8QA, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk https://c-js.info/2P4nBSo

Learn how to manage ecological constraints from our expert Ecologist. Perfect for homeowners, contractors, architects or planners whose projects may encounter an ecological impact.

Cost £47.00


27/02/2019    Sound Analysis    1 Day

Overton, CA Ecology. Contact: 07933941470 claire@caecology.co.uk www.caecology.co.uk

An introductory course for beginners and improvers providing an introduction to sound analysis. This is a classroom-based course focusing on the analysis of calls recorded on broadband time expansion or frequency division bat detectors.

Cost £120.00


27/02/2019    Intermediate QGIS for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners    2 Days

South East England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/27022019000000IntermediateQGISforEcologistsandEnvironmentalPractitioners.aspx

This intermediate level event focuses on using QGIS as a tool for data analysis and producing more complex maps accurately and efficiently. The course offers ideal progression from our entry level QGIS training. There is an essential pre-event task to prepare QGIS for the course.

Cost £unknown


28/02/2019    ArcGIS Model builder - streamlining data processing    1 Day

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This one-day course provides an introduction to ArcGIS model builder and how you can use it to streamline data processing tasks. You will be introduced to ArcToolbox and gain a deeper understanding of geoprocessing tools. This course is intended for regular ArcMap users who wish to improve their technical knowledge to automate data processing.

Cost £290.00


28/02/2019    Ecological Clerk of Works    1 Day

South West England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/28022019000000EcologicalClerkofWorks.aspx

Aimed at beginner - intermediate level, this one day course will provide an introduction for participants to the role and responsibilities of an Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW).

Cost £unknown


28/02/2019    Funding our Environment – selling your story    1 Day

Torbay, Wild Ideas. Contact: 07871343872 debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk www.wild-ideas.org.uk

A one-day course in writing funding bids: An active workshop in how to sell your environmental improvement project. Inspire funders and donors to take action to support your organisation. Course to be held in Torbay on 28th February 2019 £40 reduced fee for volunteers Course will be held in Torbay

Cost £65.00


March 2019

03/03/2019    Wildlife Handling and Care    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


05/03/2019    Advanced Ecological Impact Assessment    1 Day

West Midlands, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/05032019000000AdvancedEcologicalImpactAssessmentEcIA.aspx

A one-day practical course aimed at those practitioners who have several years' experience of undertaking EcIAs. The course will follow the approach to EcIA set out in CIEEM's guidelines, and will focus on the terrestrial environment.

Cost £unknown


12/03/2019    QGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and who wish to use FREE software developed by the Open Source community.

Cost £395.00


12/03/2019    Report Writing for Ecological Impact Assessment    1 Day

South West England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/12032019000000ReportWritingforEcologicalImpactAssessment.aspx

A one-day Intermediate - Advanced level course on now to produce good quality Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) reports, following CIEEM's ‘Guidelines for Ecological Report Writing'.

Cost £unknown


14/03/2019    Field Electronics    1 Day

Wallingford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2PlEfgK

This one-day course will give you an introduction to electronics as applied to environmental sensors in the field. It includes knowledge essential to making correct decisions in the field. It will give you the practical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the field. Early Bird rate ends 7 Dec.

Cost £649.00


14/03/2019    Deer Awareness - An introduction to impact assessment1    1 Day

Greenwood Centre, Ironbridge, Small Woods Association. Contact: 01952 432769 judithadams@smallwoods.org.uk www.smallwoods.org.uk

Suitable for woodland owners and managers - assess the level of impact and how to implement and monitor control measures. Identifying types of damage, setting acceptable level of impact, types of control and appropriate use, How to set cull levels and how to monitor, How to gauge success.

Cost £100.00


15/03/2019    Digital Forest Management using MyForest    1 Day

Room LR1, Shuttleworth College, Shuttleworth Business Centre, Old Warden Park, Biggleswade SG18 9DX, Royal Forestry Society. Contact: https://c-js.info/2VYo1tG

The course takes participants through the process of undertaking woodland to the production of management plans that can be approved by the FC. Learn to create a myForest account, map a woodland area, add attribute data and generate a management plan and associated maps.

Cost £unknown


19/03/2019    QGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course includes a basic introduction to server database PostgresSQL/PostGIS. The course is designed for existing users of QGIS that want to expand their knowledge and carry out higher-level analysis.

Cost £395.00


19/03/2019    Introduction to QGIS for Ecological Consultants    2 Days

9C Mill Park Ind Est, White Cross Rd, Woodbury Salterton, Exeter EX5 1EL, Richard Green Ecology Ltd. Contact: 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This introductory course will teach participants to produce a professional looking Phase 1 Habitat map and display ecological spatial data using freely available software.

Cost £295.00


20/03/2019    Strategy Development for Wildlife Conservation    3 Days

Woodberry Wetlands, London, WildTeam UK. Contact: hello@wildteam.org.uk www.wildteam.org.uk/classroom

Identify and assess threats to wildlife; Create conceptual models that clearly show what is driving the current threats; Create theories of change based on a behaviour change approach; Develop a monitoring approach to help you keep track on your progress.

Cost £360.00


23/03/2019    Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


24/03/2019    Introduction to QGIS    1 Day

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

This day course introduces the use of QGIS. The course is suitable for beginners to GIS, those looking to refresh their skills or those looking to migrate to QGIS software. The day course will take be taught in our office in Cardiff Bay and costs £75.00 inclusive of VAT.

Cost £75.00


26/03/2019    Media Training - Edinburgh    1 Day

The Melting Pot, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2nJvU8o

Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

Cost £195.00


27/03/2019    Developing Skills in Ecological Impact Assessment (Scotland)    2 Days

Scotland, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/27032019000000DevelopingSkillsinEcologicalImpactAssessmentScotland.aspx

A two-day practical course aimed at those practitioners who have existing experience of undertaking EcIAs and wish to develop those skills further. Sessions have been tailored to explore legislation and case studies relevant to practitioners working in Scotland but the principles are applicable in any UK nation or Ireland.

Cost £unknown


28/03/2019    Preliminary Ecological Appraisal    2 Days

Exeter, Acorn Ecology Ltd. Contact: 01391 366512 training@acornecology.co.uk c-js.co.uk/2xSEjfq

Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is an essential skill for any ecological consultant. This course will cover desk studies and data searches, identifying protected species and habitats (including field visits), discussion of further survey work required, wildlife legislation and how to write a report.

Cost £unknown


28/03/2019    How to apply for a Natural England bat mitigation licence    2 Days

9C Mill Park Ind Est, White Cross Rd, Woodbury Salterton, Exeter EX5 1EL, Richard Green Ecology Ltd. Contact: 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This advanced course will explain what information is required to apply for a bat mitigation licence and go through the process of completing all the relevant forms, including the necessary content, common mistakes and 'top tips' to avoid further information requests from Natural England. A reference will be provided to competent attendees.

Cost £550.00


April 2019

06/04/2019    Conservation Career Starter Training Workshop    4 Days

FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking RH5 6DA, WildTeam UK. Contact: Beth@wildteam.org.uk www.conservation-careers.com/workshop

Start your career in conservation and gain vital skills to boost your CV.

Cost £350.00


07/04/2019    Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


07/04/2019    An Introduction to BatSound 4 Software    10am-4pm Days

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

This course, which is aimed at beginners and intermediate users, aims to give participants the knowledge and skills to use the BatSound software to analyse recordings. The course costs £100.00 inclusive of VAT and will take place in our office in Cardiff Bay and runs from 10.00am until 4.00pm.

Cost £100.00


09/04/2019    BatExplorer Software Course    1 Day

Linlithgow, BatAbility Courses & Tuition . Contact: 07877570590 neil.middleton@batability.co.uk www.batability.co.uk:/events/

In-house tutorial, Creating Projects, Analysis of Individual Calls, Species Labeling, Species Batching, Creating Filters, AutoID, Exporting Data, Call structure as influenced by habitat

Cost £150.00


23/04/2019    Effective Communication for Women    1 Day

South West England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/23042019000000EffectiveCommunicationSkillsforWomen.aspx

This training is designed to help women achieve confidence, credibility and composure in any workplace situation and will explore a range of skills and techniques to help you get your ideas across, resolve long-standing conflicts, shine in meetings and persuade and influence others.

Cost £unknown


24/04/2019    Demystifying Map Projections    1 Day

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

The course is designed to provide GIS professionals with practical training in handling coordinate systems (map projections and datums) within industry standard GIS packages (MapInfo and ArcGIS). It is focussed on practicalities such as knowing when a dataset is correctly projected or which projection to choose in a given situation.

Cost £295.00


24/04/2019    Using Bat Explorer    6pm to 9pm. Days

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

This course, which is aimed at beginners and intermediate users, aims to give participants the knowledge and skills to use the BatExplorer software to analyse recordings. The course costs £40.00 including VAT and will take place in our office in Cardiff Bay and runs from 6.00pm until 9.00pm.

Cost £40.00


25/04/2019    Habitats Regulations Appraisal Projects (England & Wales)    1 Day

South West England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/Events/EventPages/25042019000000HabitatsRegulationsAssessmentHRAofProjectsEnglandWales.aspx

This training has been designed to give delegates a thorough understanding of the overall purpose, process and methodology of the HRA of projects. As well as covering relevant policy and legislation, the course also explores the key stages of the HRA process, with professional tips and hints on compliance and best practice.

Cost £unknown


25/04/2019    QGIS for Ecologists and Conservation Practitioners    1 Day

South East England, CIEEM. Contact: 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net events.cieem.net/EventsThe course is designed to enable you to become a competent GIS operator with a practical focus on producing survey maps and analysing data derived from your surveys./EventPages/25042019000000QGISforEcologistsandConservationPr

The course is designed to enable you to become a competent GIS operator with a practical focus on producing survey maps and analysing data derived from your surveys.

Cost £unknown


25/04/2019    Anabat    6pm to 9pm. Days

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

This course, which is aimed at beginners and intermediate users, aims to give participants the knowledge and skills to use the Analook software to analyse recordings and present the findings of automated surveys using the Anabat Express bat detector.

Cost £40.00


28/04/2019    Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release for Veterinary Professionals - CPD Training    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £125.00


29/04/2019    QGIS Course    6pm to 9pm. Days

Cardiff, Acer Ecology. Contact: 029 2065 0331 enquiries@acerecology.co.uk www.acerecology.co.uk/

This evening course provides an introduction to the use of QGIS. The course will explain how QGIS software can be used to map sites and specifically teach participants to use the QGIS software. The course runs from 6.00pm until 9.00pm and costs £40.00 per person, inclusive of VAT.

Cost £40.00


30/04/2019    Management Training - London    1 Day

St. Luke's Community Centre, 90 Central St, EC1V 8AJ, London, Talk Action. Contact: 0207 324 4775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2qemEd2

A leadership and management training programme that offers new and soon-to-be managers the opportunity to build confidence, learn key skills, and explore a variety of management techniques.

Cost £195.00


30/04/2019    ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS    3 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces GIS concepts and techniques using ArcGIS 10 and provides you with the background and skills necessary to utilise powerful GIS tools tailored to the coastal and marine environment. You will learn about available coastal and marine GIS datasets, which also form the basis for the course exercises.

Cost £695.00


May 2019

02/05/2019    Course for Providers: Developing and Reviewing Active Learning    1 Day

Belton House, Grantham, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Contact: 07545 696881 events@lotc.org.uk www.lotc.org.uk/developing-and-reviewing-active-learning-a-course-for-providers-of-lotc-2/

Cost £unknown


09/05/2019    How to Conduct an Emergence Survey and an Introduction to Sound Analysis     1 Day

Overton, CA Ecology. Contact: 07933941470 claire@caecology.co.uk www.caecology.co.uk

This course is for people who want to learn how to conduct an emergence survey and how to analyse calls. Topics include: different types of bat detector; survey preparation; equipment required; guidelines and professional standards; what to record; basic bat ID; practical session at roost; introduction to sound analysis.

Cost £120.00


14/05/2019    ArcGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge or who wish to undertake some formalized training in ArcGIS having been largely self-taught in the past.

Cost £550.00


21/05/2019    Media Training - London    1 Day

St. Luke's Community Centre, 90 Central St, EC1V 8AJ, London, Talk Action. Contact: 0207 324 4775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/1TtYiDL

Media Training London A day of practical media training to give you the tools to successfully promote your work and your organisation.

Cost £195.00


21/05/2019    ArcGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course the basic functionality of the main elements of ArcGIS (ArcMap, Catalog and ArcToolbox) is expanded upon and some extensions are introduced. Topics covered include: geodatabases; advanced labelling and symbology; advanced editing; using model builder; GIS customization with Python; extensions, online data, manipulating coordinate systems and spatial analysis/statistics tools.

Cost £550.00


21/05/2019    Preliminary Ecological Appraisal    2 Days

Bristol, Acorn Ecology Ltd. Contact: 01392 366512 training@acornecology.co.uk c-js.co.uk/2xSEjfq

Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is an essential skill for any ecological consultant. This course will cover desk studies and data searches, identifying protected species and habitats (including field visits), discussion of further survey work required, wildlife legislation and how to write a report.

Cost £unknown


June 2019

03/06/2019    Course for Schools: Developing and Reviewing Active Learning    1 Day

M Shed, Bristol, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Contact: 07545 696881 events@lotc.org.uk www.lotc.org.uk/developing-and-reviewing-active-learning-a-course-for-schools/

Cost £unknown


04/06/2019    Management Training - Edinburgh    1 Day

The Melting Pot, 5 Rose St. Edinburgh, EH2 2PR, Talk Action. Contact: 0207 324 4775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2qw6dH1

A leadership and management training programme that offers new and soon-to-be managers the opportunity to build confidence, learn key skills, and explore a variety of management techniques.

Cost £195.00


11/06/2019    QGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and who wish to use FREE software developed by the Open Source community.

Cost £395.00


18/06/2019    QGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course includes a basic introduction to server database PostgresSQL/PostGIS. The course is designed for existing users of QGIS that want to expand their knowledge and carry out higher-level analysis.

Cost £395.00


July 2019

02/07/2019    Campaigning – the essentials    1 Day

Newton Abbot, Wild Ideas. Contact: 07871343872 debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk https://c-js.info/2QBKOYp

A one-day workshop on campaigning, creating your campaign strategy, evaluating and monitoring your outcomes and campaigning within legal frameworks. Course structure: Campaigning – an introduction; Campaigning – the law; Your campaign strategy; Measuring the difference your campaign is making Booking essential.

Cost £65.00


06/07/2019    Campaigning – the essentials    1 Day

Newton Abbot, Wild Ideas. Contact: 07871343872 debs.rylands@wild-ideas.org.uk www.wild-ideas.org.uk/events/campaigning-the-essentials/

A one-day workshop on campaigning, creating your campaign strategy, evaluating and monitoring your outcomes and campaigning within legal frameworks. Course structure: Campaigning – an introduction; Campaigning – the law; Your campaign strategy; Measuring the difference your campaign is making Booking essential

Cost £unknown


16/07/2019    ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS    3 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces GIS concepts and techniques using ArcGIS 10 and provides you with the background and skills necessary to utilise powerful GIS tools tailored to the coastal and marine environment. You will learn about available coastal and marine GIS datasets, which also form the basis for the course exercises.

Cost £695.00


22/07/2019    Radioecology    2 Days

Lancaster, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2S2sPuG

This two-day course covers a number of aspects of environmental (non-human biota) radiological assessment, including the ERICA tool, radionuclide transfer, dosimetry, effects, benchmarks, dispersion and how to model atmospheric noble gases. For Regulators, industry, consultants and researchers. From £875 Early Bird

Cost £unknown


August 2019

03/08/2019    Wild Skills Week    5 Days

Preston Montford Field Centre, Growing Confidence Project. Contact: 01743 852040 gc@field-studies-council.org www.field-studies-council.org/gc

Immerse yourself in nature. Spend five days on this action packed residential based on land and water. Brush up your wildlife watching and identification skills, go canoeing and have a go at greenwood working. Gain your John Muir Discovery Award; also suitable for Gold Duke of Edinburgh. For ages 16-25

Cost £75.00


03/08/2019    Phase One Habitat Survey and Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Workshop    2 Days

Stirling, The Conservation Volunteers Scotland. Contact: 01788 476170 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk tcvscotland.eventbrite.com

This popular 2 day course will benefit ecologists, land managers, rangers, planners, environmental consultants and students. You will learn how to correctly assess a habitat type using the Phase 1 survey methodology, to map and write this up competently and to understand how to read Phase 1 habitat maps

Cost £unknown


03/08/2019    Wild Skills Week    5 Days

Preston Montford Field Centre, Growing Confidence Project. Contact: 01743852040 gc@field-studies-council.org https://c-js.info/2wtacum

Fun-filled week in the natural environment. Gain a John Muir award and suitable for Gold DofE residential. For ages 16-25.

Cost £75.00


06/08/2019    QGIS: Migrating to QGIS    1 Day

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This practical one-day course is intended for current GIS users and provides a rapid orientation to QGIS. Whether you intend to move wholesale to QGIS, or alternatively to establish it in a support role, alongside your current GIS software, this course aims to get you mapping in QGIS with the minimum of delay.

Cost £290.00


13/08/2019    ArcGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge or who wish to undertake some formalized training in ArcGIS having been largely self-taught in the past.

Cost £550.00


20/08/2019    ArcGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course the basic functionality of the main elements of ArcGIS (ArcMap, Catalog and ArcToolbox) is expanded upon and some extensions are introduced. Topics covered include: geodatabases; advanced labelling and symbology; advanced editing; using model builder; GIS customization with Python; extensions, online data, manipulating coordinate systems and spatial analysis/statistics tools.

Cost £550.00


22/08/2019    ArcGIS Model builder - streamlining data processing    1 Day

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This one-day course provides an introduction to ArcGIS model builder and how you can use it to streamline data processing tasks. You will be introduced to ArcToolbox and gain a deeper understanding of geoprocessing tools. This course is intended for regular ArcMap users who wish to improve their technical knowledge to automate data processing.

Cost £290.00


September 2019

09/09/2019    Bayesian Methods for Ecological and Environmental Modelling    4 Days

Edinburgh, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2730 annkov@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2X3Lv0I

This four-day course will run over 5 days. It will be a mixture of presentations and practical exercises. It will give you a solid grounding in Bayesian methods you can used with any model and data set to compare models, estimate parameters, analyse uncertainties and communicate results. From £749.

Cost £unknown


10/09/2019    QGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and who wish to use FREE software developed by the Open Source community.

Cost £395.00


14/09/2019    Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


17/09/2019    QGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 02380 59272 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course includes a basic introduction to server database PostgresSQL/PostGIS. The course is designed for existing users of QGIS that want to expand their knowledge and carry out higher-level analysis.

Cost £395.00


24/09/2019    Demystifying Map Projections    1 Day

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 02380 59271 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

The course is designed to provide GIS professionals with practical training in handling coordinate systems (map projections and datums) within industry standard GIS packages (MapInfo and ArcGIS). It is focussed on practicalities such as knowing when a dataset is correctly projected or which projection to choose in a given situation.

Cost £295.00


28/09/2019    Wildlife Handling and Care    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


October 2019

10/10/2019    Wildlife Crime and the Law    1 Day

Richmond Park, London, Species Recovery Trust. Contact: 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wildlife-crime-and-the-law-tickets-51397021876

A one day course giving participants background to the laws protecting UK wildlife, the skills and confidence to identify a potential wildlife crime and the knowledge to identify potential evidence

Cost £80.00


10/10/2019    Social Media Training - London    1 Day

St. Lukes' Community Centre, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2VMKqtQ

A leadership and management training programme that offers new and soon-to-be managers the opportunity to build confidence, learn key skills, and explore a variety of management techniques.

Cost £242.00


12/10/2019    Assessment and First Aid in Wildlife Casualties    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


15/10/2019    Advanced Facilitation Training - Edinburgh    1 Day

The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2QAJm8n

An exciting and challenging day that looks deeply at group dynamics and the role you play as a facilitator. This course helps facilitators to deal with power, conflict & big personalities!

Cost £242.00


16/10/2019    Social Media Training - Edinburgh    1 Day

The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2QQPwS8

Everything you wanted to know about social media but were afraid to ask! This social media training is aimed specifically for charities, public sector and social enterprises.

Cost £242.00


22/10/2019    ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS    3 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces GIS concepts and techniques using ArcGIS 10 and provides you with the background and skills necessary to utilise powerful GIS tools tailored to the coastal and marine environment. You will learn about available coastal and marine GIS datasets, which also form the basis for the course exercises.

Cost £695.00


November 2019

10/11/2019    Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


12/11/2019    ArcGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge or who wish to undertake some formalized training in ArcGIS having been largely self-taught in the past.

Cost £550.00


13/11/2019    Management Training - London    1 Day

St. Lukes' Community Centre, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2QPdEVf

A leadership and management training programme for new and soon-to-be managers.

Cost £242.00


19/11/2019    ArcGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course the basic functionality of the main elements of ArcGIS (ArcMap, Catalog and ArcToolbox) is expanded upon and some extensions are introduced. Topics covered include: geodatabases; advanced labelling and symbology; advanced editing; using model builder; GIS customization with Python; extensions, online data, manipulating coordinate systems and spatial analysis/statistics tools.

Cost £550.00


24/11/2019    Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release    1 Day

Highbridge, Secret World. Contact: 01278 783250 info@secretworld.org www.secretworld.org/

Please visit our website for more information

Cost £60.00


27/11/2019    Management Training - Edinburgh    1 Day

The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR, Talk Action. Contact: 02073244775 training@talkaction.org https://c-js.info/2QRk3PL

A leadership and management training programme for new and soon-to-be managers.

Cost £1.00


December 2019

03/12/2019    QGIS: Introductory    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

This course introduces the underlying principles of Geographical Information Systems and examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of spatial data. This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and who wish to use FREE software developed by the Open Source community.

Cost £395.00


10/12/2019    QGIS: Advanced    2 Days

Southampton, GeoData. Contact: 023 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/training/

In this course delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course includes a basic introduction to server database PostgresSQL/PostGIS. The course is designed for existing users of QGIS that want to expand their knowledge and carry out higher-level analysis.

Cost £395.00


Contact For Details

Contact for Details How to write highly cited papers    0.5 Day

Lancaster, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 692225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2vT2Ujq

This interactive half-day workshop will boost your confidence and ability to write a great science paper that will be cited again and again. This workshop focusses on getting high citations. The workshop will use group and individual exercises.

Cost £150.00


Contact for Details How to write highly cited papers    0.5 Day

CEH Wallingford, Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 692225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2vT2Ujq

This interactive half-day workshop will boost your confidence and ability to write a great science paper that will be cited again and again. This workshop focusses on getting high citations. The workshop will use group and individual exercises.

Cost £150.00


 


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