Auckland training

Upcoming courses in Auckland during July and August


Agile Primer
9 Aug - 2 day - $1,750 (ex gst)
*** Catalyst turns 20 - 20% discount on this course now $1,400 ***
About the course - Agile is the project management method du jour in IT right now. But do you know exactly what Agile means, and how to put it into practice?
If you're new to Agile or need to get a better understanding of the basic principles, this course is for you.
Everyone who completes this course receives an International Consortium for Agile Certified Professional certification (ICAgile ICP). This certification does not expire and no renewal fee is required.
Target Audience: Anyone who is new to Agile, and those with some exposure to Agile who need more information and an opportunity to practice their skills.
About the trainer - Russel has been with Catalyst since 2008 and has been practicing agile since 2009. He works closely with many of our teams, on projects large and small, to help them transition from traditional, big design up front modes to using and mastering agile, in particular, SCRUM.
He is a ScrumAlliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and is an ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC).


Configuration Management and Automation using Puppet - Intermediate
14 Aug - 2 days - $1,520 (ex gst)

This two day intermediate course, is a mix of both hands-on and theoretical content. Attendees experience most components of Puppet in a hands-on way, and there's time for exercises and questions.
Target audience - This course is designed for attendees who have some regular exposure to Puppet in a production environment and wish to further their knowledge of the Puppet ecosystem. 


Introduction to Docker
17 Aug - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)

Learn how to use the software containerisation platform, Docker. We'll show you where Docker can be used, how to use the Docker command line and give you an understanding of the Docker environment.
Target audience  - Programmers, development teams and operations engineers who want to know about Docker, where and when it can be used.


Full-Stack Javascript - an introduction
22 Aug - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)

This hands-on half day course will take you through building an example application using Node and Socket.IO, with the client side interface being built using React
Target Audience - Both frontend and backend devs who have been using JavaScript on the client side and want to learn more about the potential of JS on the server side, or about using React components on the client side, will benefit from this course.

HTML / CSS Introduction & Intermediate
29 Aug - full day - $760 (ex gst)

Come and learn about HTML and CSS, the building blocks of the web, with us. We'll start with very simple stuff and work our way up. By the end, you'll have styled your own webpage.  We'll teach you to read and write some HTML and CSS and you'll have a grasp of some of the slightly less obvious underlying concepts.
Target audience - Anyone wishing to learn to write basic HTML/CSS and gain confidence in updating existing code. 

Take your CSS skills to the next level with this intermediate level course. If you already know how to style a basic webpage but would like some more background on why CSS works as it does, plus some guidance on structuring large projects and on how to use a CSS pre-processor like SASS, this course is for you.
Target audience - Those that have attended the HTML/CSS introduction and want to extend their skills.

Python Introduction for non-Programmers
29 Aug - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)

This training session will introduce you to Python syntax and philosophy. You will learn about Python, and have plenty of opportunity to put it into practice. If you have little to no prior experience in programming this course is for you.
Target audience - Those who have little or no prior programming experience, but want to learn to write some basic Python scripts.