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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.).

01/12/2022 Introduction to UK Habitat Classification 2 Days

via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3W1PB8l

This course will enable delegates to plan for and conduct a UK Habitat Classification Survey.

03/12/2022 Unique Island Wildlife and the Threats Facing It 1 Day

Rewley House, Oxford, University of Oxford 01865 270368 ppdayweek@conted.ox.ac.uk c-js.info/3voxy0h

The wide range of uniquely adapted plants and animals on islands are the results of a combination of evolutionary, ecological and geological factors. However, the same factors that promote this biodiversity also make them vulnerable to human disturbances. Join us to find out more.

Cost £85.00+

05/12/2022 Early Careers Webinar - Expert Insights to Help Land Your First Job as an Ecologist 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3GsC1p0

FREE one-off webinar featuring top ecological recruiters and employers at 6pm on 5th December. Find out what they are looking for from their candidates, what NOT to include in your CV or application form, and what you can expect from an interview!

Free Course

07/12/2022 Ecological Report Writing 2 Days

via Teams, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3TJvQk7

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).

17/12/2022 Ozone and Tropical Agriculture 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491692225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/3sF3bl1

This online course introduces the threat posed by ground-level ozone pollution to tropical agriculture. You will get the knowledge, skills & confidence to identify when & where ozone is likely to pose a threat to tropical crops. You will gain the skills to identify ozone damage in tropical crop species.

08/01/2023 Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Course 1 1 Day

Online (Zoom), Secret World Wildlife Rescue 01278 768723 learning@secretworld.org c-js.info/3TKbRB2

Are you interested in learning more about British wildlife and expanding your knowledge about wildlife rehabilitation and release? Course 1: Ethical considerations when treating wildlife; Health & Safety: your own and your responsibility to others; Wildlife rescue techniques and equipment; Cleanliness, hygiene and biosecurity.

Cost £35

13/01/2023 What is QGIS? (Online)

Online, Field Studies Council ecoskills@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3G53yN9

This introductory online QGIS course will introduce GIS and how it works, as well as an introduction to QGIS as an open software option. During this course, you will learn the background knowledge to enable you to quickly get to grips with QGIS in future courses.

Cost £35

23/01/2023 Spatial analysis in QGIS and R - An Introduction for Environmental Scientists 4 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/3J7ldCh

Running over four half-day sessions, this hands-on & interactive online course introduces you to spatial data analysis. The course will focus on the use of QGIS and R, as well as providing a theoretical background to working with spatial data and GIS. Basic knowledge of R is beneficial.

06/02/2023 Using drones to map habitats 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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.

06/02/2023 Evidence Synthesis (on-demand) 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/39vYMKs

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.

06/02/2023 Climate data analysis with python 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/3RRxizx

This on-demand course has 11 sessions with 6 exercises and 14 videos. It is an introductory level course to help you plot, manipulate and analyse NetCDF climate data using python. The course focuses on gridded climate model outputs. You can easily extend the concepts and techniques taught to other forms of NetCDF data (e.g. observations). Requirements: The total learning time is approximately one day.

13/02/2023 Discovering QGIS (Online)

Online, Field Studies Council ecoskills@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3WQZcPt

This beginner QGIS course will teach you how to use the QGIS interface and begin to build, style, and present maps. We discover the basics of using QGIS in the context of environmental information. This course will take you through each step at an easy and accessible pace.

Cost £75

18/02/2023 SWWR Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Course 2 1 Day

Online (Zoom), Secret World Wildlife Rescue 01278 768723 learning@secretworld.org c-js.info/3TKbRB2

Are you interested in learning more about British wildlife and expanding your knowledge about wildlife rehabilitation and release? Course 2: Record keeping and legal considerations; Care of neonatal and juvenile birds and mammals; Care of adult birds and mammals; Question and answer sessions

Cost £35

28/02/2023 GIS for Beginners: Guide & Application 2 Days

Online, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk

Learn how to capture and manipulate data using a Geographic Information System.

Cost £85

01/03/2023 Evidence Synthesis 1 Day

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

This interactive in-person 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.

09/03/2023 Discovering iRecord (Online)

Online, Field Studies Council ecoskills@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3EBprRP

iRecord is a free tool created by the Biological Record Centre to support naturalists and biological recording schemes and societies. This course will introduce learners to the basics of biological recording, such as grid references, data flow and verification.

Cost £60

15/03/2023 How to write highly cited papers 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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.

25/03/2023 SWWR Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Course 3 1 Day

Online (Zoom), Secret World Wildlife Rescue 01278 768723 learning@secretworld.org c-js.info/3TKbRB2

Are you interested in learning more about British wildlife and expanding your knowledge about wildlife rehabilitation and release? Course 3: Assessment and examination; Triage and euthanasia; Medical treatments; First aid; Wound care and bandaging; Question and answer sessions.

Cost £35

22/04/2023 SWWR Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Course 4 1 Day

Online (Zoom), Secret World Wildlife Rescue 01278 768723 learning@secretworld.org c-js.info/3TKbRB2

Are you interested in learning more about British wildlife and expanding your knowledge about wildlife rehabilitation and release? Course 4: Wildlife rehabilitation and release; Release of adult casualties; Soft release techniques and site surveys; Catching up, release and post release monitoring; Question and answer sessions.

Cost £35

Various An Introduction to Wildlife Legislation and Planning Policy in the UK

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3TjAc1R

An introduction to International, European and domestic (UK) wildlife legislation and an overview of planning policy in the UK.

Cost £39

Various Ecology Essentials (An Introduction to Wildlife Legislation and Planning Policy in the UK & Report Writing for Beginners)

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3QOOgOZ

Two of our most popular beginner courses that will help provide a foundation to becoming an ecological consultant. Wildlife legislation and planning is the bedrock for why we provide services, whilst report writing is the end product.

Cost £65

Various Ecology Fundamentals (Bat Roost Survey Fundamentals & Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Fundamentals)

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3RaXRzv

Our two top courses sold as a package to give you better value for money. Our preliminary ecological appraisal and bat roost assessment fundamental courses will provide you with a solid understanding of how to undertake ecological assessments.

Cost £140

Various Introduction to QGIS for Ecologists

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3TkUCr1

This course is designed for anyone needing to produce habitat maps using GIS. After taking this course you will be able to produce a variety of maps and analyse data, to help you write accurate, evidence based ecological reports.

Cost £180

Various Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Fundamentals

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3ThPQKP

Learn about the methodologies used in this rapid ecological assessment. With the acquired knowledge you will be able to prepare for and undertake an ecological appraisal and recognise ecological constraints and opportunities for a site.

Cost £86

Various Report Writing for Beginners

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3Ttv0IT

This mini course is for those who are new to, or unsure of, the role of the ecological report and need guidance on what makes a great, good or bad report. This course also offers a live Q&A feature so that assisance from the trainer is on hand.

Cost £39

13/05/2023 Wildlife and People: Conflict and Conservation 1 Day

Ewert House, Oxford, University of Oxford 01865 270368 ppdayweek@conted.ox.ac.uk c-js.info/3Q2ktli

While people value animals as a source of income, food or medicine, communities living with wildlife may consider it a nuisance or threat. Join us to explore the intricate relationship between humans and animals from a conservation biology perspective.

Cost £85.00+

Various Beginners Ecological Report Writing

Online, Ochil Ecological Training 07805705415 ochiltrainingenterprises@outlook.com c-js.info/3czgXk1

Ecological Beginners Report Training Join us to learn how to write environmental reports focusing on Preliminary Roost Assessments and Preliminary Ecological assessments. Learn how to analyse your survey data and how to write a consultant report with practical examples. Please drop a message to our email for further details.

Cost £50

Various Ecological Foundation Course

Online, Ochil Ecological Training 07805705415 ochiltrainingenterprises@outlook.com c-js.info/3czgXk1

Ecological Foundation Course Want a comprehensive course to get a head start at an environmental career. Our course covers species ID, legislation, mitigation and job application assistance. We have helped several ecologists get a head start at their careers. Please drop a message to our email for further details. Funding available.

Cost £300

Various Evidence Synthesis (on-demand) 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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 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.

Various An Introduction to Wildlife Legislation and Planning Policy in the UK

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3TjAc1R

An introduction to International, European and domestic (UK) wildlife legislation and an overview of planning policy in the UK.

Cost £39

Various Ecology Essentials (An Introduction to Wildlife Legislation and Planning Policy in the UK & Report Writing for Beginners)

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3QOOgOZ

Two of our most popular beginner courses that will help provide a foundation to becoming an ecological consultant. Wildlife legislation and planning is the bedrock for why we provide services, whilst report writing is the end product.

Cost £65

Various Ecology Fundamentals (Bat Roost Survey Fundamentals & Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Fundamentals)

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3RaXRzv

Our two top courses sold as a package to give you better value for money. Our preliminary ecological appraisal and bat roost assessment fundamental courses will provide you with a solid understanding of how to undertake ecological assessments.

Cost £140

Various Introduction to QGIS for Ecologists

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3TkUCr1

This course is designed for anyone needing to produce habitat maps using GIS. After taking this course you will be able to produce a variety of maps and analyse data, to help you write accurate, evidence based ecological reports.

Cost £180

Various Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Fundamentals

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3ThPQKP

Learn about the methodologies used in this rapid ecological assessment. With the acquired knowledge you will be able to prepare for and undertake an ecological appraisal and recognise ecological constraints and opportunities for a site.

Cost £86

Various Report Writing for Beginners

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3Ttv0IT

This mini course is for those who are new to, or unsure of, the role of the ecological report and need guidance on what makes a great, good or bad report. This course also offers a live Q&A feature so that assisance from the trainer is on hand.

Cost £39

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.

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