Dredge Training

Tailor-made for the Industry
The dredging industry is complex. The stakeholders, port authorities, government, contractors, consultants, ship builders, crewing agents etc. all depend on their knowledge, skills and experience in their daily work. Crewmember, government official or surveyor, all must maintain their competence at the right level. And where a high level of technical skill and knowledge are demanded, training is essential. The Training Institute for Dredging describes the need for training within a diverse, multi-organisational international dredging industry. Competence can be defined as a standard requirement for an individual to properly perform a specific job. Competence management is the identification, assessment, development and... (read more)
2007-01-12 12:00:00

Mercury for ROV Training

The Underwater Centre has recently added to its training capabilities by acquiring another Mercury Sonar. Originally designed for Mine Hunting and Classification, the Mercury Sonar is a compact, frequency agile system operating from 600kHz to 1.2MHz, combining long-range target identification with short range measurements.   Now standard on smaller observation ROVs, it is manufactured for use at 300m,1000m, 3000m or 6000m. In addition, it can be operated by a standard laptop without any dedicated surface equipment using non-licensed PC software.   Sonavision director, Andy Williamson, commented that in the unpredictable waters of Loch Linnhe where visibility can be poor, it's... (read more)
2008-06-02 03:08:34

QINSy Training Schedule 2011

QPS has presented its training schedule for QINSy for the first halfyear 2011. The two-day training courses are taking place in the office in Zeist, the Netherlands, however also in Malaysia and in the United States trainings will be available. The training groups include a maximum of ten participants. The course dates are 18-19 january, 1-2 and 15-16 February, 1-2, 15-16 and 29-30 March, 12-13 and 26-27 April, 10-11 and 24-25 May and 7-8 June 2011. More information is available on the QPS website. (read more)
2010-12-20 11:34:37

Doppler Velocity Log Training

Teledyne RD Instruments (TRDI, USA) will host a 2-day training seminar focused on their Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) technology. DVLs are used extensively onboard underwater platforms and surface vessels to provide precision navigation capability. This training will be hosted in Houston, TX, USA on 18 and 19 April 2013. Attendees can sign up to attend one or both days of training. The first day is dedicated to basic DVL principals; 19 April is an advanced theory and application course. See the full details and online registration. All current and potential DVL users are encouraged to attend this event to quickly... (read more)
2013-03-08 09:33:48

Multibeam Operator Training Course

MosaicHydro (Canada) has announced a 5-day Multibeam Operator Training Course offered in Sidney, BC (Canada) from 3 to 7 March 2008 at a cost of USD3200 per student. The course intended for Surveyors new to Multibeam Echosounder Surveys and will include 27+ hours of in class training and 8 hours on a multibeam survey vessel.   Visit the website for complete course details and registration instructions. Space is limited to 9 participants and at this moment the course is half full. (read more)
2007-11-29 09:54:57

Mapping Software Training Partnership

Highland Geo Solutions, Canada, has entered into an agreement to becoming EIVA Training Partner. Highland Geo Solutions specialises in survey solutions for marine and terrestrial mapping projects. In the future, the company will be offering EIVA software training courses in Canada and other selected areas as well. Graham Nickerson, general manager at Highland Geo Solutions finds that EIVA’s software toolbox addresses various survey acquisition and processing requirements of clients, worldwide. Highland Geo Solution’s survey mapping team supports this software and its users with qualified and experienced training facilitators. The first training course - where Highland Geo Solutions will feature EIVA... (read more)
2013-07-29 12:16:06

Instructor-Led Online Training

Safe Software has expanded its FME Training Programme with the addition of instructor-led online training. This is an option for users who can't afford the time or expense of traveling to a training facility, enabling easier access to a broader range of data interoperability topics. Taught by Safe's FME Certified Trainers, online training courses are delivered in an interactive virtual classroom and are a hands-on learning alternative. Class size is limited to the same number of participants as Safe's Classroom Training courses, ensuring that students get the personal attention they need to optimise their learning experience. Through instructor-led online training,... (read more)
2010-08-25 02:08:40

UKHO International Training

Students from six different countries were the latest to learn how to produce and maintain Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) by attending an intensive five -week course delivered by UKHO's staff.   The training took place at the Marine Cartographic Training Centre at UKHO's headquarters in Taunton and was supplemented by visits to work areas within the UKHO along with external visits to Devonport, Britannia Royal Naval College (Dartmouth), and Brixham Harbour.   This course is part of the UKHO Bursary programme which supports the International Hydrographic Office's (IHO) commitment to capacity building, and developing international capability. The course introduced the... (read more)
2007-10-31 12:00:00

Sonar Training Seminar

Black Laser Learning has opened the registration for their fifth live intensive three-day seminar that will take place in Annapolis, Maryland, 8th to 10th February 2011. The annual event is co-sponsored by International Industries, Inc., leaders in hydrographic and oceanographic products, and is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of all types of sonars and their capabilities for government, military and law enforcement personnel. (read more)
2010-12-15 04:33:10
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