Public Training Course Catalogue

Here is a catalogue of all the Public Training Courses that are being run at the venue.

Use the filter buttons below to select details of the courses you are interested in. Alongside the course description, in the right hand column, you’ll find scheduled dates for that course.

If you would like to book on the course, want any further information or would like to have the course tailored to meet specific requirements please either give us a call on 0131 625 7142 or complete the form opposite.


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National Instruments TestStand Training 2 Day

Building on the Developing Test Programs Using TestStand course, the Architecting Test Systems Using TestStand course covers how to customize TestStand to further meet your testing needs.

You will work through a series of system design scenarios that teach you to identify when and how to modify different components of the TestStand framework to satisfy your test system requirements.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 28th Sep 2017
    19th Oct 2017

National Instruments TestStand Training 3 Day

The Developing Test Programs Using TestStand course teaches you how to navigate the TestStand environment and quickly create test applications that satisfy your test needs using different design languages.

This course prepares you to use existing TestStand features and best practices to create and deploy test sequences as a complete test system.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 25th Sep 2017
    16th Oct 2017

Explore your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto

The course is suitable for compact, compact system, bridge as well as DSLR camera users.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 24th Sep 2017

Heat Networks Code of Practice Training

This is a two day course aimed at providing an understanding of the technical themes and challenges dealt with in the Code of Practice, and how to apply the Code of Practice to projects. Following the course there is the opportunity to take an exam which allows entry to the Heat Networks Consultant register.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 27th Mar 2018

Supervisory Skills

Having competent first-line managers or supervisors is vital for the smooth running of any organisation.

Often supervisors are promoted from within and struggle to make the transition from being ‘one of the guys’ to being on the first rung of the management ladder.

This very practical one day course will provide a valuable foundation for first-line supervisors enabling them to develop skills and confidence to get the best from their teams.

 

 

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 4th Aug 2017

TOGAF 9 for Practitioners (Level 1 and 2)

The ATE Enterprises TOGAF®  9 course introduces all of the topics you will need to cover in order to use the latest 9.1 version of TOGAF in your organization and to prepare to take The Open Group’s examination(s).

The latest version of our TOGAF  features significant enhancements to key capabilities of the architecture framework. This includes new materials that show in detail how the Architecture Development Method (ADM) can be applied to specific situations, such as service-oriented architecture (SOA) and security architecture.

Face-to-face Instructor-Led training courses provide an unbeatable teaching environment, in which learning can thrive through a combination of an expert instructor and enthusiastic participants.

This TOGAF training course will help you prepare to take The Open Group’s examination(s) at the level that you select. This course is an Open Group Accredited TOGAF® 9 Training Course and TOGAF® 9 exam vouchers and preparation pack are part of the course.

The latest version of TOGAF features significant enhancements to key capabilities of the architecture framework. This includes new materials that show in detail how the Architecture Development Method (ADM) can be applied to specific situations, such as service-oriented architecture (SOA) and security architecture.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 4th Jul 2017
    10th Oct 2017

Oracle SQL

The Oracle SQL course is designed to give delegates practical experience in writing SQL statements and scripts using Oracle SQL.  The basic SELECT statement, the use of SQL functions and the basic table and view handling statements are introduced.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 17th Jul 2017

UNIX Introduction

This Unix Operating System training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the UNIX Operating System.  The most commonly used unix commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities.  The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 3rd Jul 2017

Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2

This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux 7 – Part 2 training course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the
administration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system. With a strong emphasis on practical hands on training, this course will teach further
essential administrative tasks required to successfully administer a Red Hat Linux system.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 29th Aug 2017
    11th Dec 2017

Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1

This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux 7 – Part 1 training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the Red Hat Linux
operating system and basic systems administration. Targeted to closely follow the Red Hat courses, this course together with the follow on Administering Red Hat Linux – Part II course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 14th Aug 2017

UNIX Shell Programming

This Unix Shell Programming training course is designed to give delegates practical experience in developing and writing UNIX shell scripts  Most of the built-in shell commands are introduced together with the main program control structures.  This course is not suitable for C shell programmers.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 6th Jul 2017

Microsoft Powerpoint Level 2

This course will give learners a solid understanding of advanced PowerPoint tools and concepts in order
to increase their presentation design skills. This practical course is intended for existing users of
Microsoft PowerPoint and will allow learners to appreciate the full potential of this software.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 11th Jul 2017

Microsoft Powerpoint Level 1

This extremely practical course introduces the learner to PowerPoint. It is entirely “hands on”, so those
attending will get practice in creating and modifying actual presentations. A number of commonly used
timesaving features are also introduced giving the necessary skills to use this software effectively.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 10th Aug 2017

Microsoft Excel Level 3

This course will give learners a solid understanding of advanced Excel tools and concepts in order to
increase their knowledge and productivity in the shortest possible time. This practical course is intended
for existing users of Microsoft Excel and will allow learners to appreciate the full potential of this
software.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 20th Jul 2017
    13th Sep 2017

Microsoft Excel Level 2

This course is designed for learners who wish to develop their existing knowledge of Excel and learn
some of its more complex features, including how to analyse and manage large amounts of data. A
number of commonly used timesaving features are also introduced giving the necessary skills to use this
software effectively.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 24th Jul 2017

Microsoft Excel Level 1

This extremely practical course introduces the learner to Excel It is entirely “hands on”, so those
attending will get practice in creating and modifying actual spreadsheets. A number of commonly used
timesaving features are also introduced giving the necessary skills to use this software effectively.
By the end of the course, the user will be competent with the following skills:

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 20th Jul 2017

Customer Service

Delivering excellent customer service is essential to the success and indeed the
survival of all types of organisation. This highly practical one day course will
provide the skills and techniques enabling employees to rise to the challenges of
meeting customer needs and expectations. It will also provide a forum for
discussing customer service issues and identifying ideas for improving the quality
of customer service delivery in your business.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 9th Oct 2017

Essential Skills for Managers

After the initial euphoria of being promoted many new managers find themselves
struggling to cope with the demands of their new role and are all too often left to
sink or swim. This is detrimental to the performance of the manager, the team
members and the business as a whole. This practical two day course will provide
managers with the knowledge and skills essential to their role, along with a range
of useful tools and techniques to put into practice in the workplace.
Who should attend

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 30th Oct 2017

Presentation Skills

Making a presentation can be a daunting prospect for even the most confident of
people. In fact it is listed amongst our ‘Top Ten Fears’, along with spiders, flying
– and even death! This very practical 2 day course is ideal for anyone who wants
to make presentations that are professional and memorable for all the right
reasons.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 4th Sep 2017

Dealing with Difficult People

Differences or conflict between people emerge because of their actions or
behaviour. The people involved may be managers, direct reports, colleagues or
others and the behaviour may be aggression, lack of co-operation, negativity,
unreasonableness etc. This one day course will give participants skills and
strategies for dealing with difficult behaviour and conflict at work, while at the
same time giving valuable insights into their own behaviour and how it can affect
others.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 22nd Sep 2017

Speed Reading

People often feel swamped by the volume of reading material that lands on their
desk or computer screen. Learning to speed read is the ideal solution to getting
through reading material faster and more efficiently. This practical one day
course takes a structured approach to teaching the skills of speed reading. Most
participants manage to double or even triple their reading speeds by the end of
the course – and still maintain good levels of comprehension.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 25th Aug 2017

Speed Writing

One of the greatest difficulties when taking notes is keeping up with the speaker
and capturing sufficient detail. It can also be difficult to understand and transcribe
hastily scribbled notes or abbreviations made up on the spot. This practical one
day course introduces a system of speed writing that uses the standard English
alphabet and, in contrast to traditional shorthand which takes years to master,
this system can be learned in a single day. On-going practice is essential to build
up speed and confidence.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 21st Aug 2017

Train the Trainer

Training is essentially about helping people to learn. It can be a rewarding
experience for both the trainer and the learners, but much depends on the skills
of the trainer. This practical 2 day course covers the skills and knowledge needed
to design and delivery training sessions that are enjoyable and have the desired
impact on work performance.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 28th Sep 2017

Time Management

Time management is really about self-management and learning to work smarter
rather than work harder. It also means being willing to change and adopt new, or
more productive habits. This one day course offers practical tools and techniques
for making best use of time, feeling more in control and reducing stress levels.
Participants are asked to complete a time log prior to attendance. Full
instructions and a template are provided to facilitate this task.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 2nd Oct 2017

Communication Skills

Effective communication is an important aspect of all jobs and vital to the
success of every organisation. Misunderstandings, mixed messages and
misconceptions lead to a multitude of problems and can cost millions. This
practical one day course will make participants aware of the importance of good
communication and help them improve their skills in everyday situations,
including times when interpersonal conflict occurs.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 20th Oct 2017

Chairing Meetings

Meetings are an essential part of business life, but they can also be the source of much frustration and wasted time. Most problems arise from behavioural factors and poor chairing skills. This practical one day course focuses on how to get the most from meetings and on managing the behavioural aspects rather than the mechanics of formal meetings.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 15th Sep 2017

Business Writing

Poorly written documents reflect badly on your organisation and can lead to loss of business, misunderstandings and wasted time. This very practical one day course covers the skills required to write clear, concise, effective documents that achieve their purpose. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their own written work to the course as a basis for discussion and constructive feedback.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 14th Aug 2017

Assertiveness & Confidence Building

Assertiveness is about clear, open, confident communication that maintains mutual respect and leads to positive outcomes for individuals and the organisation.

Assertive behaviour does not come naturally to many people, but with the right insights and guidance anyone can learn to be assertive.

This practical one day course allows participants to focus on their own situations and to learn skills and techniques that they can implement right away.

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Edinburgh Scheduled Dates

  • 1st Sep 2017