Upcoming training during November in New Zealand

Join us for some training in various open source technologies during November.  Training available in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch.

Questions regarding training contact training@catalyst.net.nz

WELLINGTON
Introduction to the ePortfolio system Mahara 
13 November - 2 hours - free - 
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.
 
Javascript Basics
15 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Get started with JavaScript. Join us to get a grounding in JavaScript syntax and scoping rules as well as the Document Object Model.  We'll also touch on the jQuery library and jQuery plugins.
Getting started with the Catalyst Cloud
22 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Get started with New Zealand's only public cloud, the Catalyst Cloud.  This course will teach you the skills you need to get your own instance up and running, and get you familiar with the documentation. Attendees don't need to have any prior experience with OpenStack or cloud orchestration.
 
26 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
You will learn to install Ansible and use it to run commands on remote servers. You will progress to writing playbooks to automate the creation of cloud resources and the configuration of Linux servers.
Python Introduction for non-Programmers
27 November - 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. 
27 & 28 November  - 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.
Introduction to Docker
28 November - 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.
 
Other Wellington courses
Introduction to SilverStripe Development - 14 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst) -
Web Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 training - 16 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)  
Angular 5 - crash course - 19 November- 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
JavaScript Build Pipelines - 21 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
Introduction to Secure Web Coding - 23 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
React Intermediate - 29 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
An Introduction to using Git  - 30 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
 
 
AUCKLAND
 
Git Advanced
1 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
This course is a follow-on from the Introduction to using Git course. Learn Git's more advanced features to aid debugging and release management.  You'll also learn about team workflows and how they can be improved with a focus on the collaborative nature of Git.
 
Introduction to Shell
29 November  - 1/2 day - $380 (ex gst)
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of how the Linux shell operates.  You will gain the skills necessary to perform basic operating system tasks using the shell and some useful shell features that will help you to work efficiently with the shell.
 
10 December - half day - $380 (ex gst) or full day $760 (ex gst)
Either do a half day introduction (morning) or intermediate (afternoon) or a full day and get to grips with HTML/CSS in one go.
Introduction - start simply by the end you will have styled your own webpage
Intermediate - take your skills to the next level and learn how to structure large projects
 
 
CHRISTCHURCH
Introduction to Databases
13 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
Get database basics under your belt. This course will provide an introduction to database concepts, and techniques for working with SQL databases.
Introduction to Ubuntu Desktop
28 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
If you're new to the Ubuntu Linux Desktop, this is the course for you We'll cover installation of the operating system, through to more advanced features.
Python Introduction for Developers
29 November - 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.