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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.).

04/11/2020 Developing Skills in Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) 2 Days

Manchester, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3cQtVG4

A two-day practical course aimed at those practitioners who have existing experience of undertaking EcIAs and wish to develop those skills further. 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 £Varies: see website

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.

11/11/2020 How to write highly cited papers 1 Day

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2vT2Ujq

This interactive online 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 study the following using group and individual exercises. from £179. 2 morning sessions.

11/11/2020 Introduction to Ecological Impact Assessment 1 Day

Cardiff, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3mXphum

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 £Varies: see website

12/11/2020 Ecological Report Writing 1 Day

Cardiff, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2SoSd0x

A one-day course on how to produce good quality ecological reports, for species and habitat surveys and Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs), following CIEEM?s ?Guidelines for Ecological Report Writing?.

Cost £Varies: see website

13/11/2020 Ground Water Dependent Terrestrial Ecosystems 2 Days

Birnam, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2SfrEdK

GWDTE are habitats influenced by ground water. GWDTE are wetlands which critically depend on groundwater flows and/or chemistries. As part of assessment of groundwater status, we are required to assess if a GWDTE has been significantly damaged and if the pressure causing this damage has been transmitted via a groundwater body.

Cost £Varies: see website

16/11/2020 An Introduction to Appropriate Assessment in Ireland 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3iki2Js

This introduction to Appropriate Assessment for ecologists covers the background to the designations, the legislation and the steps in Appropriate Assessment.

Cost £Varies: see website

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.

23/11/2020 Intermediate QGIS for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/33gZCow

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 and includes some pre-event work to help ensure all delegates have a similar level of QGIS knowledge prior to attendance.

Cost £Varies: see website

24/11/2020 Habitats Regulations Appraisal of Plans / Projects (Scotland) 1 Day

Edinburgh, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/30ms5HI

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 £Varies: see website

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

8/12/2020 Intermediate QGIS for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 2 Days

Kingston Quaker Centre, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3md6ji8

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 £Varies: see website

9/12/2020 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal 1 Day

Clayton Crown Hotel, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3ma86of

This full day of training will provide delegates with an introduction to site assessment and the process of Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA).

Cost £Varies: see website

10/12/2020 Ecological Report Writing 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3koVs48

This training course will cover how to produce good quality ecological reports, for species and habitat surveys and Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs), following CIEEM?s ?Guidelines for Ecological Report Writing? (part of the Technical Guidance Series).

Cost £Varies: see website

14/12/2020 Endangered Species Recovery 5 Days

Online, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust academy@durrell.org c-js.info/34jVxzl

A unique, specially designed course, delivered by world-renowned experts and scientists in the field of Endangered Species Recovery (ESR). This five-day, online interactive learning experience introduces the issues and practical skills involved in saving threatened species from extinction. You will develop a critical understanding of biodiversity conservation, the issues it raises and how they may be addressed, as well as practical research skills to inform conservation action.

Cost £450

15/12/2020 Beginners QGIS for Ecologists and Conservation Practitioners 2 Days

Kingston Quaker Centre, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/37JjGD1

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 £Varies: see website

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

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory.  For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.