CEH Training Courses

Evidence Synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making
Lancaster 25 June 2019
£229 students
£299 professionals
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This one-day course will introduce you to Evidence Synthesis. It will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to carry out an Evidence Review Synthesis for an area of Natural Environment research of your personal interest. The training involved hands-on group exercises in developing review questions and undertaking a review.  
97% positive feedback in February 2019!
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Radiological protection of the environment
Lancaster 22-24 July
£900 students
£950 professionals
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This two-day course covers a number of aspects of environmental (non-human biota) radiological assessment, including the ERICA tool, radionuclide transfer, dosimetry, effects, benchmarks, dispersion and how to model atmospheric noble gases.
“An excellent course with a good balance of lectures and praticals. Practicals reinforced the learning”
NEW COURSE Metagenomic Data Analysis
£449 students
£569 professionals
Early Bird Discount ends 15 June!
Wallingford, 21 & 22 January 2020
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This 2-day course will teach you how to perform metagenomics analysis with the software packages Qiime2 and R. By the end of the course, participants will understand how to use Qiime 2 and R to prepare raw amplicon and shotgun metagenomic data for analysis, and run some of the statistical tools available in both software packages.
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Using Drones to map habitats
£499 students
£599 professionals
Wallingford
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This two-day course will provide participants with the skills needed to take images collected from a UAV platform, process the images into a scene suitable for image processing, and generate classified images. We will talk you through the steps necessary to produce high quality and accurate maps suitable for the mapping of vegetation and land forms.
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92% positive feedback in January 2019!
Train the Trainer
£229 students
£269 professionals
Early Bird Rate ends 15 June 2019!
Wallingford 17 September 2019
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Lancaster, Bangor & Edinburgh on request!
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How to communicate and share your expertise via coaching, training courses, workshops, teaching and knowledge sharing 
This interactive and participatory full-day training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations, such as formal training courses, Workshops or university teaching
96% positive feedback in the last two training courses!
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NEW COURSE Introduction to GIS for environmental scientists
£449 students
£549 professionals
Wallingford – Oct/ Nov 2019
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This two-day course will familiarise users with GIS and its functionality, focussing on the market-leading ESRI ArcGIS software. The course uses a mixture of taught sessions, demonstrations and practicals. We will introduce participants to the key concepts behind GIS, some of the most frequently used tools for spatial analysis and how to address some of the most common challenges encountered in using GIS for environmental science.
Field Electronics and Sensors
from £199
autumn/winter 2019, most likely location: Wallingford nr. Oxford.
Wallingford nr. Oxford
This one-day course will give you an introduction to electronics as applied to environmental sensors in the field. It includes theoretical background knowledge essential to making the correct decisions in the field. It will give you the practical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the field.
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How to write highly cited papers
from £159
autumn/winter 2019, most likely locations: Wallingford and Lancaster
This interactive half-day workshop will boost your confidence and ability to write a great science paper that will be cited again and again.
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100% positive feedback in the last two courses in February 2019!
Water, land and crop management atfield scale (SALTMED model)
students & overseas ~  £449
regular ~  £699
next course winter 2019, Wallingford, nr. Oxford
This 3-day course will give an introduction to many aspects of crop management and the SALTMED data model, followed by practical exercises and an opportunity to calibrate the model for your purposes.
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92% positive feedback in January 2019!
From Field to Journal (microbiology)
summer/autumn 2019
from £499
Wallingford or Lancaster (tbc)
This 3-day course will prepare participants to develop microbial field survey techniques and experiment design skills, to collect high-quality microbial samples in the field and prepare them for analysis, and to understand the bioinformatics and statistic requirements to publish such studies.
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Linux Appeal – Linux Command Line Tools for Fast File Processing
from £199
winter 2019, most likely locations: Wallingford and Lancaster
This one-day course will give you an introduction to Linux and its ability to process big data files fast.  A short exercise will show the speed and efficiency of Linux tools compared to other data processing tools such as R or Excel.
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96% positive feedback in January 2019!
Bayesian Methods for Ecological and Environmental Modelling
The September 2019 course is sold out!
The next course after that will run April – June 2020.
from £779This four-day course will be a mixture of presentations and practical exercises. It will give you a solid grounding in Bayesian methods that can be used with any kind of model and data set to compare models, estimate parameters, analyse uncertainties and communicate results.

 Please express your interest in the next available course using this online form 

October 2019 (exact date tbc)
Wallingford nr. Oxford
We are inviting expressions of interest to fix a date.
Students £449
Professionals £549
This two-day course will familiarise users with GIS and its functionality, focussing on the market-leading ESRI ArcGIS software. The course uses a mixture of taught sessions, demonstrations and practicals. We introduce participants to the key concepts behind GIS, some of the most frequently used tools for spatial analysis and how to address some of the most common challenges encountered in using GIS for environmental science.  
Aka “Train the Trainer”
17 Sep 2019
Wallingford nr. Oxford
Other locations may become available in response to expressions of interest (most likely: Lancaster Sep/Oct 2019)
Students £229
Professionals £269
Early Bird discounts end on 15 June 2019!
This interactive and participatory full-day training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations.19 past learners of “Train the Trainer” have been delivering at least one formal training activity, with an average rate of 97% positive feedback.
17 & 18 July 2019
Wallingford, near Oxford
Registered students: £499
Professionals: £599
This two-day course will provide participants with the basic skills needed to take images collected from a UAV platform such as a quadcopter, process the images into a scene suitable for image processing, and generate classified images.

Deadline for applications: December 31, 2019

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