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Training Directory Administrative and Office Skills Short Courses

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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.).

27/01/2021 Evidence Synthesis 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 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.

29/01/21 Calculating and Using Biodiversity Units with Metric 2.0 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/35uOMfp

This course is based on the Biodiversity Metric 2.0, published by Natural England in 2019. It provides training on undertaking biodiversity unit calculations for a development and its impacts on biodiversity.

Cost £Varies: see website

02/02/21 Biodiversity Net Gain Through Development 2 Days

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

The course is for individuals wishing to advance their skills in designing biodiversity net gain for development projects. Through presentations, case studies and practical work, the course focuses on designing BNG for various types, sizes and locations of development projects including small-scale to large-scale, as well as rural and urban locations.

Cost £Varies: see website

09/02/2021 Using drones to map habitats 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2v4TOwp

This two-day interactive online course gives you skills in taking images collected from a UAV platform, processing images into a scene for image processing, generating classified images. You will learn steps to produce high quality and accurate maps for mapping vegetation and land forms.

09/02/2021 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

09/02/21 QField for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 3 Days

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

This event introduces surveyors to QField, an open source mobile GIS mapper which works alongside the QGIS GIS program. The application allows for efficient electronic data capture in the field and can be used for habitat mapping as well as capturing species information.

Cost £Varies: see website

10/02/2021 GIS: Intermediate Level 1 Day

Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk c-js.info/3fc7MDg

This intermediate course will build on what you learnt in any introductory courses you have taken and we will go into more detail about how to run environmental analyses, in particular to do with habitat suitability.

Cost £35 members/£47 non-members

10/02/21 Phase 1 for Development 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2MKghes

This one day training course delivered by James Simpson will give participants the confidence to carry out their own phase 1 habitat surveys.

Cost £Varies: see website

16/02/21 Beginners QGIS for Ecologists and Conservation Practitioners 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2LbFn5N

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

16/02/2021 Discovering iRecord 4 (approx.) Days

Virtual, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3qFQ3IW

This online training course aims to give those new to iRecord (or those existing users that struggle with the platform) an introduction to the basic features of the platform and instill them with confidence when using iRecord to submit biological records.

Cost £20-60

23/02/2021 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

23/02/2021 Thermal Imaging Basics 6 Days

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/3sIJDKN

6-week online course for wildlife enthusiasts and professionals who want to see or hear more of wildlife. The course comprises 6 online sessions, includes a high level of student and teacher engagement plus dynamic exercises and lots of useful resources, in line with the?Thermal Imaging: Bat Survey Guidelines.

Cost £197

25/02/2021 ArcGIS Model builder - streamlining data processing 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

25/02/21 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2MKgb6A

This training course will provide delegates with an introduction to the process of Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA).

Cost £Varies: see website

01/03/21 Intermediate QGIS for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3q26rTA

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.

Cost £Varies: see website

08/03/21 Developing Skills in Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3bti8yQ

This training course is 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

08/03/2021 Scoping surveys for arborists - online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2EANaD0

Online awareness course?for arborists to help them carry out?tree works with consideration for the potential impacts on bats and their habitat. The course?is Lantra registered, counts towards?Arboricultural Association CPD and in line with British Standard 8596 - Surveying for bats in trees and woodland.

Cost £120.50/95

23/03/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

29/03/2021 UK Wildlife and the Law 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

A half-day online, providing an introduction to those who wish to understand the basic principles of UK legislation, how to make the best of it and avoid the common pitfalls that come with this technical subject.

Cost £38.5

20/04/2021 Demystifying Map Projections 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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 £290

20/04/21 How to prepare and deliver tool box talks 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07847 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An essential guide for any ecologist instructing, supervising and liaising with contractors

Cost £30+VAT

20/04/2021 Thermal Imaging for Wildlife Applications - Advanced 12 Days

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2M7kTuW

This 12 month online training programme is designed for consultant ecologists and wildlife professionals who would like to improve their wildlife detection or survey accuracy. We will work with you to help you complete your Training Checklist from the?Thermal Imaging Bat Survey Guidelines?during this course.

Cost £1500

21/04/2021 Transforming Environmental Data in R 2 Days

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

The 2-day interactive online 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 dataloss. You will participate in practical data transformation exercises using real environmental datasets to combine & manipulate datasets for analysis-ready data.

27/04/2021 ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS 3 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

05/05/2021 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

18/05/2021 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

22/06/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

13/07/2021 ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS 3 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

20/07/2021 QGIS: Migrating to QGIS 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

03/08/2021 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

17/08/2021 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

19/08/2021 ArcGIS Model builder - streamlining data processing 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

21/09/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

12/10/2021 ArcGIS: Introduction to Coastal and Marine GIS 3 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

19/10/2021 Demystifying Map Projections 1 Day

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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 £290

02/11/2021 ArcGIS: Introductory 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

16/11/2021 ArcGIS: Advanced 2 Days

Southampton, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

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

14/12/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

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