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Training Directory - Short Courses

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Short Training Courses

(10 day consecutive maximum) Many of the providers have further details on the Centres and Providers pages.
For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.


Practical training and theoretical workshops on digital photography and image manipulation. With an emphasis on landscape photography and the use of photography as a tool in identification.

October 2019

25/10/2019    Autumn Wildlife and Landscape Photography    2 Days

Margam, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01639 895636

This weekend course will give participants all the skills and knowledge required for successful nature and landscape photography. It will look at all aspects of nature photography including close-up and landscape work.

Cost £289.00

26/10/2019    Photography: Fungi & Autumn Colours    1 Day

Nower Wood, Mill Way, leatherhead KT22 8QA, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01372379523

Spend the day hunting for and photographing unique fungi specimens.

Cost £55.00

November 2019

01/11/2019    Wildlife photography with Ben Hall    1 Day

Bickley Hall Farm, Malpas, Cheshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01948 820728

Award winning photographer and Cheshire Widllife Trust Vice-President, Ben Hall leads this wildlife photography workshop to help you get more out of your camera and try out yor skills in an outdoor photography session.

Cost £80.00

02/11/2019    Autumn Photography in Epping Forest    1 Day

Epping Forest, Field Studies Council. Contact: 020 8502 8500

Learn how to capture the glorious autumn colours of Epping Forest with your camera on this very user-friendly photography course and achieve interesting photographs of the season's woodland flora and fauna. Demystify your camera and find out how to take good close-up pictures using different angles.

Cost £35.00

03/11/2019    Field Craft and Animal Tracking - Get Close To Wildlife    1 Day

Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex, Sussex Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01273 497544

Renowned wildlife photographer and author David Plummer shares his secrets in this new course aimed at teaching you the field craft required to get closer to wildlife while respecting and not disturbing the wildlife itself.

Cost £45.00

February 2020

11/02/2020    Field Electronics (Beginner)    1 Day

Wallingford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225

The BEGINNER course introduces electronics for environmental sensors in the field. You will practice the use and understand the function of electric components by carrying out practical exercises on circuit prototypingbreadboards. The course will help you understand and apply the electronics principles in the field. From £219.

Cost £219.00

12/02/2020    Field Electronics (Advanced)    1 Day

Wallingford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225

The ADVANCED course will build on the Beginners course. You will learn about data logging systems, sensors, communication protocols and remote data downloading. Learners will practice their knowledge and improve their skills in designing, testing and installing an environmental monitoring station. From £219.

Cost £219.00

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