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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.).

04/10/2021 How to Apply for Any Conservation Job 80 Days

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3nIX4dK

Nearly 85% of job seekers suffer burn-out, and fall short of securing their dream jobs... ‘How to Apply for Any Conservation Job’ is a new course from Conservation Careers leading you through our proven step-by-step process for crafting successful job applications that land more interviews. Register by 26th September for 33% off!

Cost £195 (33% off regular price of £295)

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

12/10/2021 A Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment

Online, Lifelong Learning - Aberystwyth University learning@aber.ac.uk c-js.info/3ki23Qy

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process of evaluating the likely environmental effects of a proposed project or development, taking into account inter-related socio-economic, cultural and human-health impacts, both beneficial and detrimental. (8 wk course)

Cost £100

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

20/10/2021 Field Electronics (BEGINNER) - DUPLICATE 1 Day

Bangor, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@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.

21/10/2021 Field Electronics (ADVANCED) 1 Day

Bangor, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@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.

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

02/11/2021 GIS for Beginners: Guide & Application - Online 2 Days

Online, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372 379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk c-js.info/3fC4yKu

In this online course, learn how to capture and manipulate data using a Geographic Information System. The first day runs from 10am-3pm and the second day is a follow-up from 10am-noon.

Cost £67.00

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

24/11/2021 GIS for Beginners: Mix of live training and online tuition. 2 Days

Nower Wood & ONLINE, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk c-js.info/37nQ9NG

Learn to use GIS software to analyse data and present it in a practical format. The first part of this course is taking place in person at our Nower Wood location, which will better suit certain types of learners. The follow up session will be Online.

Cost £82.00

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

15/12/2021 Transforming Environmental Data in R 2.5 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@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.

24/01/2022 Applying a natural capital approach

Online, Ecosystems Knowledge Network c-js.info/3AkpcXX

Online CPD-level training for professionals involved in the management of rural land in England. This course provides familiarisation training for land agents, rural valuers and agricultural and rural business consultants in natural capital approaches. The next course will run over five sessions from 24th January to 2nd February 2022.

Various Evidence Synthesis (on-demand) 1 Day

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

This self-paced on-demand 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 a min-QSR exercise, developing review questions & undertaking a review.

Various Using drones to map habitats 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/38uo5sF

This self-paced on-demand ONLINE course will give you the skills to take images from a UAV platform, process them and generate classified images. It will teach you the steps to produce high quality and accurate maps of vegetation and landforms. You will do exercises practising and consolidating your learning.

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.