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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.).

10/10/2022 Climate Change Ecology

Online, Self-paced Course, Lifelong Learning - Aberystwyth University learning@aber.ac.uk c-js.info/3dY4R4v

This module explores the impact of past and current climate changes on different levels of ecological organisation (populations, communities and ecosystems) and the interactions of biological systems with the climate system (8 wk course).

Cost £110

11/10/2022 A Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment

Online, Self-paced Course, Lifelong Learning - Aberystwyth University learning@aber.ac.uk c-js.info/3RbSZdC

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 £110

11/10/2022 Beginners QGIS for Ecologists and Conservation Practitioners 4 Days

via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3Tj2sRU

This course introduces you to the open source (free) QGIS software which is now an industry standard in the ecological, conservation and consultancy sectors. It is suitable for complete beginners to GIS. 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.

12/10/2022 Land Use History and Recording

Online, Self-paced Course, Lifelong Learning - Aberystwyth University learning@aber.ac.uk c-js.info/3Tj2Hwi

Worldwide, agricultural landscapes and rural habitats have seen a dramatic decline in their biodiversity. Understanding and recording historic land use while managing archaeological and other heritage assets is now an integral part of sustainable, modern field conservation and zero carbon land use regimes.?

Cost £110

12/10/2022 Introduction to Nature Conservation Legislation in the UK (England) 2 Days

via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3Ag4CZS

This training session will be delivered by Dr Alina Congreve and Professor Anthony Gallagher.

17/10/2022 Career Accelerator for Aspiring Ecological Consultants

Nationwide, Ecology Academy 01453 367450 hello@ecologyacademy.co.uk c-js.info/3SLL0Vr

A modular course for graduates and career changers looking to secure their first role as an ecological consultant. The course will cover all the essential skills required to best prepare you for a career in ecology.

18/10/2022 QField for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 3 Days

via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3dTEMn5

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.

21/10/2022 GIS for Beginners: Guide & Application 2 Days

Online, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk c-js.info/3zhadyE

Learn how to capture and manipulate data using a Geographic Information System. This is a 2 day online course which requires access to 2 full screens.

Cost £72.00

26/10/2022 Conservation Project Management & Design - Online Training Programme

Online, Conservation Careers mail@conservation-careers.com c-js.info/3JvCVAA

Gain key skills in managing and designing conservation projects using the Conservation Standards – the leading approach within the sector. Conservation Project Management & Design is a NEW online training programme which follows the best-in-class Conservation Standards methodology, taught by Certified Conservation Standards Coach, Facilitator and Coach Trainer Felix Cybulla.

Cost £195

17/11/2022 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.

21/11/2022 UK Wildlife & The Law 0.5 Day

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

A half-day online course getting participants to grips with UK Wildlife legislation and policy.

Cost £45

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+

06/12/2022 How to write highly cited papers 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology c-js.info/2vT2Ujq

This interactive in-person 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 £209

17/12/2022 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.

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.

17/12/2022 Evidence Synthesis 1 Day

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

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.

17/12/2022 Climate data analysis with python (on demand) 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 extend concepts and techniques taught to other NetCDF data.

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.

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

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