Upcoming training during May in New Zealand

 
View Catalyst training course page for a list of all courses
 
WELLINGTON
 
Web Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 training - 29 April - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)  
This course will help you understand web accessibility and the techniques used to make accessible content. We will also cover WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) and ways to test for and achieve level AA compliance.
 
Introduction to the ePortfolio system Mahara - 30 April - 2 hours - free (but registration required)
Mahara is an open source ePortfolio and social learning system. It is being used in schools, universities and other institutions where learners and employees need to demonstrate skills, competencies and achievements. Users can set up portfolios in which they showcase their learning and progress over time.    In this session participants will learn about the benefits of using Mahara for creating portfolios and learn about the new features that have been implemented recently.
 
Perl Basic - 1 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Get started with Perl! This course is for complete beginners, and anyone who has some Perl experience but would like a more structured introduction.  Attendees will be introduced to core Perl syntax, concepts, best practices and most importantly, the reference documentation.  They will also take away some recommendations for further study to grow their Perl knowledge. 
 
Introduction to SilverStripe Development - 2 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
This course is for developers who would like to know how to use CWP SilverStripe to build websites for both government and private sector organisations.  Students will leave the course with an understanding of what the Common Web Platform (CWP) version of SilverStripe is, what its out of the box features are, and practical, hands-on knowledge of how to use it to build websites.
 
HTML/CSS Intermediate - 14 May - half day - $380 (ex gst)
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. 
 
React Intermediate - 15 May - half day - $380 (ex gst)
To write a real-world React application you need to know more than just the basics of building components and using JSX. This intermediate course will take you from those basics through to the practicalities of writing more complex applications, including state management with Redux.
 
Python Introduction for Developers - 16 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Python was designed with a simple syntax. Clean, readable code is the norm in Python, not the exception. 
Join us and discover why we like Python. This course covers basic syntax and the Python ecosystem, with special emphasis on features that may be surprising to non-Python developers.
 
Agile Fundamentals - 28 & 29 May - 2 day - $1,750 (ex gst)
Agile fundamentals is a fun, practical course suited for anyone new to Agile or those who wish to get a better understanding of its principles. The course assumes no prior knowledge. Upon completion of the course, you will receive an International Consortium for Agile Certified Professional certification (ICAgile ICP).
 
Additional courses in Wellington
Git Advanced - 7 May - half day - $380 (ex gst)
MySQL Admin -  9 & 10 May - 2 days - $1,620 (ex gst)
Introduction to Docker  - 13 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Javascript Basics - 21 May  - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Introduction to Ansible - 22 & 23 May - 2 day - $1,520 (ex gst)
Drupal - Content Managers - 27 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Advanced Django - 30 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
 
 
CHRISTCHURCH
HTML/CSS Intermediate - 7 May - half day - $380 (ex gst)
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. 
 
Web Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 training - 29 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)  
This course will help you understand web accessibility and the techniques used to make accessible content. We will also cover WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) and ways to test for and achieve level AA compliance.
 
How to deliver effective training - 14 May - $450 (ex gst)
This course is designed to guide your through the process of preparing for and delivering training. We will look at some practical tips, ideas and techniques, and you will have the opportunity to put these into practice while applying your own unique spin.
 
Additional courses in Christchurch
Drupal - Site Builders  - 22 & 23 May - 2 days - $1,520 (ex gst)
 
 
AUCKLAND 
 
Introduction to the ePortfolio system Mahara - 7 May - 2 hours - free (but registration required)
Mahara is an open source ePortfolio and social learning system. It is being used in schools, universities and other institutions where learners and employees need to demonstrate skills, competencies and achievements. Users can set up portfolios in which they showcase their learning and progress over time.    In this session participants will learn about the benefits of using Mahara for creating portfolios and learn about the new features that have been implemented recently.
 
Product owner fundamentals - 21 & 22 May - 2 days - $1,750 (ex gst)
This course will examine the role of the Product Owner and explore the different relationships required with end users, customers, business stakeholders and those building the product.   This is a hands on course. Using a simulation, we will work through the life-cycle of a product, from idea, to identifying the market and users, through to planning for what needs to be done first, developing a road map, working with stakeholders and team through to measuring and forecasting progress.
Everyone who completes this course becomes an ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Value Analysis.  This certification does not expire and no renewal fee is required.  More details available on the ICAgile website.
 
An Introduction to using Git - 29 May - half day - $380 (ex gst)
Developer or web designer? You need version control. Git is the world benchmark - come and learn it with us. Git helps you track changes, reduce errors, make workflows more flexible, and collaborate with your peers with ease. This introductory course will help you get started using Git. You'll gain an understanding of how it works and how to integrate with a team already using it.
 
Introduction to Linux server - 30 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
This course teaches you everything you need to know to use your Linux server. The first part of the course covers the basics - how to access the server, security and how to install software. the second part covers various tools that can be use to troubleshoot your server and its network.
 
Additional courses in Auckland
Introduction to Ansible 1 & 2 May - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)

 

 
 
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