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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.).

03/06/2024 Introduction to the Biodiversity Metric Watercourse Module 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/44oF9wb

This course will provide an introduction to the Biodiversity Metric Watercourse Module and how to proceed with a Watercourse Module assessment.

03/06/2024 Discovering the Biodiversity Metric - Online

Online, Field Studies Council biodiversity@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3S2joMN

This self-led course is designed to give learners an overview of the fundamentals that underpin the biodiversity metric and Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG.) On completion, learners will understand key metric terminology and have an awareness of the integral elements to performing BNG calculations including UKHab surveys and condition assessments.

Cost £20

05/06/2024 Radiological Environmental Protection 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 c-js.info/2S2sPuG

The course covers all aspects of radiological environmental (non-human biota) assessment, including radionuclide transfer, dosimetry, effects, benchmarks and dispersion, mixing self-guided and interactive lectures with practical exercises using the ERICA Tool. From £899.

06/06/2024 Using UKHab for Biodiversity Net Gain 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/44lsY30

This course will introduce environmental practitioners to the interface between Natural England's Biodiversity Metric and UKHab. The course focusses upon the design of baseline habitat surveys and condition assessment for BNG and discusses feasibility and design of projects that have made a commitment to biodiversity net gain.

11/06/2024 Good Practice for Biodiversity Net Gain: training for Local Planning Authority Ecologists 3 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/44nnKDY

This course is primarily for Ecologists within Local Planning Authorities who are involved with the implementation of mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG). This course starts with the BNG Good Practice Principles and how the Principles can be applied in practice.

24/06/2024 QGIS for Biodiversity Net Gain 1 Day

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/4agIRtf

The course builds on delegates QGIS skills, and equips them with the specific skills needed to carry out a BNG assessment. The event is suitable for delegates familiar with the QGIS interface who have been using the product for at least three months. Ideally having attended an introductory QGIS course.

25/06/2024 Evidence Synthesis 1 Day

Wallingford, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 c-js.info/482IdiR

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.

26/06/2024 Introduction to UK Habitat Classification 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/44luLVO

This course will enable delegates to plan for and conduct a UK Habitat Classification Survey. It covers survey planning, mapping techniques and identifying habitats. Delegates will learn to use the UK Habitat Classification Field Key and how to map polygon, linear and point features using the protocols developed for UKHab.

27/06/2024 Statutory Biodiversity Metric Training 3 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/44klFsB

This course is based on the Statutory Biodiversity Metric issued for England's first phase of mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain for most developments seeking planning permission. It provides training on good practice for undertaking statutory biodiversity metric calculations for a development, including baseline and post-development calculations, both on-site and off-site.

01/07/2024 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

01/07/2024 What is QGIS? (Online)

Online, Field Studies Council biodiversity@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. This course covers 2 topics, for which you will complete a variety of self-led online study content, activities, assignments and live Zoom sessions.

Cost £35

03/07/2024 Field Electronics (BEGINNER) 1 Day

Wallingford, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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 £225.

04/07/2024 Enhance Your Nature Writing: Exploration and Analysis (Online)

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

This intermediate online course will introduce you to the roots of nature writing. Creative writers are taken through a series of exciting workshops where they take inspiration from the analysis of a variety of sources and hone their craft.

Cost £75

04/07/2024 UK Wildlife and The Law ONLINE 0.5 Day

Online, Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3SoX2oq

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

Cost £60

04/07/2024 Field Electronics (ADVANCED) 1 Day

Wallingford, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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 £275.

15/07/2024 Young Darwin Scholarships 5 Days

UK, Field Studies Council youth.engagement@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/4aRTnbi

If you're looking to learn new skills, meet like-minded people and gain experience for a future in the environmental sector, apply for the Young Darwin Scholarship! The Scholarship is open to anyone who is a UK resident and aged between 16- 25 with an interest in the natural world.

15/07/2024 Statutory Biodiversity Metric Training 3 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3y7ACC4

This course is based on the Statutory Biodiversity Metric issued for England's first phase of mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain for most developments seeking planning permission. It provides training on good practice for undertaking statutory biodiversity metric calculations for a development, including baseline and post-development calculations, both on-site and off-site.

20/07/2024 Surveying Habitats: Using UKHab 1 Day

Oakwell Hall, Nutter Lane, Birstall, Field Studies Council biodiversity@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3RPmAL7

This practical 2-day intermediate course will teach you the fundamentals of using UK Habitat Classification (UKHab) to map and assess a wide range of commonly encountered habitats.

Cost £220

31/07/2024 Surveying Habitats: Using UKHab 2 Days

Haddon Hall Medieval Park, Bakewell, Field Studies Council biodiversity@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3RPmAL7

This practical 2-day intermediate course will teach you the fundamentals of using UK Habitat Classification (UKHab) to map and assess a wide range of commonly encountered habitats.

Cost £220

12/08/2024 Rewilding, reintroduction and regeneration: 2-week experience 12 Days

Lower Sharpham Farm, Ashprington, Totnes, TQ9 7DX, Ambios Ltd info@ambios.net c-js.info/4bx3qmV

Experience practical approaches to nature recovery through rewilding at Sharpham and understand what it means for you and your future. Learn about the reintroduction of missing species and explore how we might work with nature, and natural processes, to produce food without destroying the planet through regenerative farming.

Cost ££980

28/08/2024 Exploring Nature Writing (Online)

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

Aspiring nature writers are taken through a series of exciting workshops to hone their craft, sketching out the beauty of nature with the written word in this introductory online nature writing course.

Cost £60

06/09/2024 Discovering QGIS (Online)

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

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. With the support of our expert tutor, you will become confident with the QGIS interface, allowing you to build, style, and present maps

Cost £75

17/09/2024 Writing Nature Memoir - Online

Online, Field Studies Council biodiversity@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3u0QwwE

This intermediate online course will introduce you to writing nature memoir. You will develop an understanding of the genre and literary techniques commonly used through a wide range of activities that will guide you in honing your own narrative voice and reflection skills.

Cost £75

23/09/2024 UK Habitat Classification (UKHab) Online Training Course 1 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/3MOQDBQ

An online training day on the UK Habitat Classification, a new comprehensive classification system for vegetation habitats used in conservation and land management

Cost £150

25/09/2024 Ecosystem Integrity Assessment 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/4axlKLo

This 2-day interactive online course will introduce you to the concept of EI and how to assess it. You will learn; surveys, field measurements, ecological restoration and statistical considerations, practical ways of introducing and implementing an EI Approach to you conservation work.

14/10/2024 UK Habitat Classification (UKHab) Online Training Course 1 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/3MOQDBQ

An online training day on the UK Habitat Classification, a new comprehensive classification system for vegetation habitats used in conservation and land management

Cost £150

29/11/2024 Drones 1: Planning Your Survey 0.5 Day

Zoom, Biological Recording Company c-js.info/3Q6DsgW

This presentation will cover the basics that any drone surveyor should consider when surveying areas for biodiversity projects and research. We will discuss the different types of drones available, laws and regulations, flight safety, urban considerations and more and more. Part 1 of 3.

Cost £10

02/12/2024 UK Wildlife and The Law ONLINE 0.5 Day

Online, Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3SoX2oq

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

Cost £60

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 Beginners Ecological Report Writing

Online, Ochil Ecological Training 07805705415 ochiltrainingenterprises@outlook.com

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

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

Contact For Details Conservation Coaching

Conservation Coaching

Online, Conservation Coaching c-js.info/466KEzT

Provides 1:1 coaching and a Leadership Development Programme developed specifically for conservation professionals. This flexible programme is built around a coaching methodology, to support a range of conservation professionals in an agile way combining content that we know make conservation and environmental professionals more effective at their jobs. Coaching and training elements are combined at a pace that works for you to learn and grow as a leader in a complex world, taking place over several months to ensure you have the time and support to put it into practice. You’ll develop your own coaching skills throughout, equipping you with practical skills and approaches to become your own coach and lead your own teams and programmes more effectively, whilst modelling a coaching approach. For further details see the website and get in contact.

Various Ozone and Tropical Agriculture 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 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.

Various Evidence Synthesis (on-demand) 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 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.

Various Climate data analysis with python 1 Day

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 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.

Various Diversity and inclusion in the workplace 8 Days

Online, Open University c-js.info/3JHtPSh

Do you feel concerned about a lack of diversity in your workplace? Could your organisation be doing more to support diversity and inclusion? Would you like to feel more personally informed and have greater confidence when discussing these topics?  This free course from The Open University introduces you to the benefits and complexities of developing and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Free Course

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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