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Administrative and Office Skills - Short Training Courses

 

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.).

08/06/2020 Ammonia as an Air pollutant (introduction) 1 Day

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2Tqn0LJ

This half- day interactive online course is an introduction to ammonia as an air pollutant and its role in air quality impacts. The course provides information on sources and effects of ammonia pollution. The course explains how ammonia is measured and how to link concentrations to effects in local assessments.

09/06/2020 Ammonia measurement planning 3 Days

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2IpNaaM

This 3-day interactive online course introduces you to ammonia as an air pollutant and its role in air quality impacts. The course will cover an overview of sources, chemical transformation and sinks of ammonia, air quality policies and legislations targeted at reducing emissions and impacts.

Cost £599 (EBD)

10/06/2020 ArcGIS Online (Introduction) 2 hours Days

online (zoom), burdGIS 07764945803 info@burdgis.com c-js.info/3gHOupB

Don't worry if you're new to GIS, all you'll need is a computer and web browser. We'll begin by looking at some basic GIS concepts and then get hands on with: Exploring and styling maps; Saving a map to our account; Adding data from third parties; Exploring the Living Atlas; Creating a simple story map.

Cost £9.97

11/06/2020 MapInfo Foundation Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/mapinfo-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

11/06/2020 Social Media Training - London 1 Day

St Luke's Community Centre, London, Talk Action 0203 488 7010 training@talkaction.org c-js.info/3bfVGX8

This masterclass will challenge, inspire and enthuse you to take action and go social. This interactive course will help you understand the landscape of social media and plan an approach that empowers and excites the people you want to engage. From £289

11/06/2020 UK Habitat Classification for Practitioners 1 Day

Surrey, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/39hjubb

This one day course is mostly designed for those who use Phase I and/or NVC to map habitats so that they can convert to using UKHab easily. Issues that need to be resolved from their experiences of existing methodologies will be discussed.

17/06/2020 Field Electronics (Beginner) 1 Day

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

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 prototyping breadboards. The course will help you understand and apply the electronics principles in the field. From £219.

Cost £219.00

18/06/2020 Arc Foundation Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/arcgis-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

18/06/2020 Field Electronics (Advanced) 1 Day

Bangor, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2PlEfgK

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

23/06/2020 Transforming Environmental Data in R 2 Days

Wallingford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/317vCcn

The 2-day course will help you understand the benefits of data transformation tools. You will learn about auditable workflows, repeatability, time-saving, improving efficiency & reduced risk of data loss. You will participate in practical data transformation exercises using real environmental datasets to combine & manipulate datasets, leading to analysis-ready data.

23/06/2020 Virtual MapInfo Foundation Training 3 Days

Virtual, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/mapinfo-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

25/06/2020 Arc Intermediate Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/arcgis-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

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Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

02/07/2020 MapInfo Foundation Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/mapinfo-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

02/07/2020 Evidence Synthesis 1 Day

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2eKgKwG

This interactive ONLINE course gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to carry out an Evidence Review Synthesis for an area of natural environment research. You will gain & improve skills in undertaking an evidence review. The training involves hands-on group exercises in developing review questions & undertaking a review.

07/07/2020 ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS 3 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

07/07/2020 Virtual QGIS Foundation Training 3 Days

Virtual, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/qgis-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

14/07/2020 QGIS: Migrating to QGIS 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

16/07/2020 Arc Foundation Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/arcgis-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

21/07/2020 Zero Carbon Britain 2 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01660 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/37pESd3

This course offers an in-depth look at Centre for Alternative Technology's flagship research project, Zero Carbon Britain, exploring the radical changes needed to rise to the climate challenge. This course is ideal for educators, policymakers and campaigners.

Cost £145

30/07/2020 Arc Intermediate Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/arcgis-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

04/08/2020 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

11/08/2020 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

13/08/2020 ArcGIS Model builder - streamlining data processing 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

07/09/2020 Radioecology 2 Days

Lancaster, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk 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

15/09/2020 QGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

17/09/2020 Arc Foundation Training - 2 day course 2 Days

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/arcgis-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

22/09/2020 QGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

26/09/2020 Inspirational Nature Writing 1 Day

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust 01300320684 hradice@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Join published nature writers Anita Roy (A Year at Kingcombe) and Sara Hudston (Guardian Country Diary) for a day of practical writing exercises and inspiring readings.

Cost £80.00

03/10/2020 Self Build Project Management 2 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/2wzsiv2

If you're thinking of building your own home, community space or other self-build structure, it pays to be prepared. This course covers how to create a project plan, a budget, and a health and safety plan, as well as the basics of planning permissions, building inspections and site management.

Cost £230

13/10/2020 ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS 3 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

20/10/2020 Demystifying Map Projections 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

20/10/2020 Wildlife Acoustics Kaleidoscope Pro - Bristol 1 Day

Engine Room, Bristol, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2sKkODC

A one day course aimed at ecological consultants. The Wildlife Acoustics Kaleidoscope Pro course will introduce participants to Kaleidoscope Pro, and its ability to analyse large data sets. The course will focus on both the free and full versions of the software and its application within the profession.

Cost £120

10/11/2020 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

17/11/2020 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

01/12/2020 QGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

01/12/2020 Zero Carbon Britain 2 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/2V25pZq

To stay within internationally agreed 'safe' levels of global warming, the world must reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. And we must start now. This course offers an in-depth look at CAT's flagship research project, Zero Carbon Britain, exploring the radical changes needed to rise to the climate challenge.

Cost £145

08/12/2020 QGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton 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.

17/12/2020 MapInfo Intermediate Training - 1 day course 1 Day

Talgarth, South Wales, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/mapinfo-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

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