PTS Consultancy CPD Courses

Making the Most of Lidar
27 January & 29 June
£150
Want to make use of all that lovely free Environment Agency lidar data but don't know where to start? Our CIFA accredited Making the Most of Lidar day course is just the ticket!

Run by professionals with many years experience in using lidar data for historic landscape analysis, this course covers essential concepts needed to integrate lidar data into your workflows. Through a series of presentations, practical guidance and hands on sessions this course will explore how to access, prepare, and manipulate digital lidar data. We’ll be covering current best practise for visualising the data as well as lots of practical exercises, because we believe that learning by doing is best.

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Lidar at the Desk and in the Field
29-30 June (2 day course)
£250

The course complements the Making the Most of Lidar course presentations and practicals on day one with the option to spend the day out on site, putting your new-found lidar interpretation skills into practice!

On day 1 you'll learn all about lidar through a series of presentations, practical guidance and hands on sessions this course will explore how to access, prepare, and manipulate digital lidar data. We’ll be covering current best practise for visualising the data as well as lots of practical exercises.

On day 2 we will explore a landscape within 1hr of Swindon and make field observations of a range of features identified in the lidar data processed on day one. This exercise in taking observations from desk to field greatly enhances the interpretation of the data, leading to improved understanding of what can (and cannot) be identified using lidar. There will be lots of opportunity to discuss ideas and issues faced when combining remote data and field observations.

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Advanced Lidar Processing
12-13 October (2 day course)
£500

If you want to get the best out of the recent release of the Environment Agency point cloud data, this 2-day course covers every step from point cloud to 3D visualisation. Taught through a mixture of presentations, practical guidance and hands on sessions, our Advanced Lidar course is aimed at those who want to improve their understanding of how the data can be processed and shared with clients.

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Introduction to QGIS for Desk Based Research
24 March & 1 December
£150

If everything happens somewhere then geographical information systems (GIS) have to be one of the best tools available historic environment professionals. We believe that learning by doing is best so our training is focussed on practical exercises to get you off to a flying start using QGIS for work or research. Run by historic environment professionals with over a decade of experience in a variety of GIS applications, this course covers the essential concepts needed to understand and use QGIS.

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