The course will include the reading of ordinance survey maps, the calculation of distance to cover, height gain and time required as well as the use of compass and a navigator‚Äôs GPS. There will be an emphasis on land navigation, but sea navigation may also be introduced.
How geographical location influences our weather and climate. How the sun‚Äôs heat causes our weather. The Atmosphere: Airmasses, Weather Maps, Fronts, High Pressure/Low Pressure, Clouds, Precipitation, Thunderstorms. Weather Satellites/ Radar. Global warming .
Initially this course helps students to understand the qualities the selection panel are looking for. This is then followed a number of set tests to help students to get into the right frame of mind and to be in a position to use the right techniques and approach. A sample[...]
Bogs and fens are wetlands of stunning beauty, startling colours and spectacular wildlife. Explore the flora and fauna, habitats, archaeology and conservation of Ireland's bogs and fens on this special eye-opening course. Learn with experts from the Irish Peatland Conservation Council through an exciting programme of powerpoints, practical workshops and[...]
Accounting, Admin and Office Skills, Administration, [...]
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