Whether you have an existing investment in Open Source or are just getting started, you can call on Catalyst's experienced instructors and portfolio of courses to help you make the most of the technology.

Scheduled courses, held at our offices, or at your location.  Attend a standard course, or talk to us about customising to your requirements.

View dates for our upcoming training courses.


Linux servers and desktops

Basic introductory courses for Linux desktops and servers, Ubuntu, shell and shell scripting and open source desktop applications.

Read more about the Linux, Shell and Ubuntu training

Moodle and Mahara - eLearning systems

Catalyst can create online and face-to-face training to help maximise the use of your Moodle and Mahara instance.

Read more about Moodle and Mahara training

Koha - Library management system

Koha training options range from set up and user training, to technical implementation and ongoing maintenance.

Read more about Koha library management training


Introduction to advanced level courses working with SQL databases.
Administration courses using PostgreSQL and MySQL

Read more about database training


Learn about about using OpenStack and the Catalyst Cloud to get your instances up and running. 

Read more about Cloud training

Training information

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Training rates - contact us for more details on a discounted rate if any of the following apply

  • Multiple course booked
  • Multiple people from one organisation booked on the same course
  • Student and graduate discounts

Programming languages and tools

Introductory through to advanced level training for HTML/CSS, open source programming languages and frameworks, and source code management systems.

Read more about the programming languages & tools

Content management systems (CMS)

Catalyst provide training in Drupal and Silverstripe, for users ranging from content managers to site builders.

Read more about Drupal & SilverStripe training

Configuration management and automation

Configuration management and automation techniques using Puppet are covered for introductory through to advanced levels.

Read more about Puppet training

Web accessibility

Catalyst offers basic and advanced training sessions on how to make web content useable by and accessible to people with disabilities.

Read more about web accessibility training

Agile Project Management

Learn about Agile methodologies and how to successfully work with Agile teams.  Become ICAgile ICP certified.

Read more about Agile training

Open Source Academy

The Academy is a Catalyst initiative designed to provide training and work experience for young New Zealand technologists. We run a two-week Open Source Academy in January and a short Arduino Academy in July each year.

Read more about the Catalyst Open Source Academy