Upcoming training during October in New Zealand

 
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WELLINGTON COURSES
 
Introduction to Secure Web Coding - Tuesday 24 September - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
An introduction to the principles of secure coding for the web. This course focuses on the OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities and how to protect against them. Learn with a mix of theoretical and hands-on content that will involve identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities.
 
Using the SilverStripe Content Management - Thursday 26 September - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Learn to use SilverStripe CMS to create and manage pages on your website. Create news and events, set up users and manage their permissions. Upload and manage images, documents, and other assets.
 
React Introduction - Wednesday 2 October - Half day - $380 (ex gst)
This hands-on introductory course will teach you from scratch how to use React, one of the most popular JavaScript libraries for building high performance single page applications.
 
MySQL Admin - Thursday 3 & Friday 4 October - 2 days - $1,620 (ex gst)
The intent of this course is to aid understanding of the MySQL database system from a DBA perspective.  Attendees will cover aspects from installation, configuration through to tuning.
 
Introduction to Docker - Monday 7 October - 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.
 
Advanced Django - Monday 14 October - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Django is a powerful web framework that can power any web project, from backend-heavy APIs to real-time websites. In this course you will learn how to use Django's many advanced features to build a reliable, well-performing web application.
 
An Introduction to using Git  - Thursday 17 October - 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.
 
HTML/CSS Intermediate - Tuesday 22 October - 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 - Wednesday 23 October - 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.
 
Javascript Basics - Thursday 24 October - 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.
 
Introduction to SilverStripe Development - Thursday 31 October - 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.
 
Additional courses in Wellington
Angular 5 - crash course - Monday 4 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
HTML / CSS Introduction - Tuesday 5 November - half day - $380 (ex gst)
 
 
CHRISTCHURCH COURSES
Web Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 training - Thursday 17 October - 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.
Target audience - Anyone who is interested in accessibility or needs to make a website AA compliant.  
 
Introduction to Docker - Thursday 21 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.
 
Kubernetes introduction - Thursday 28 November - 1 day - $760 (ex gst)
Kubernetes is a mature orchestration platform with over a decade of development behind it.  This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to Kubernetes. We explore a typical workflow developing a containerised application and deploying it to a Kubernetes cluster in the cloud. Along the way we will get hands on experience interacting with the Kubernetes.
 
*** SPECIAL: If you register for both the Introduction to Docker  and Kubernetes introduction receive a 20% discount ***
 
 
AUCKLAND COURSES
 
What's new in Koha? - Tuesday 1 October - 1:30 - 3:00pm - free (registration still required)
This session is aimed at anyone interested to hear about new Koha functionality and how other libraries are extending their use of Koha. Those currently using Koha, and considering it for future, are both welcome.
Agile fundamentals - Thursday 17 & Friday 18 October - 2 day - $1,750 (ex gst)
*** SPECIAL - register 2 people and get 50% discount on 2nd person ***
Agile management practices embrace collaboration and change, putting in place processes that encourage inspection and adaptation, teamwork, self-organisation and accountability. It enables the rapid delivery of business value, whether in software or in other fields.  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).
 
Introduction to the ePortfolio system Mahara - Wednesday 23 October - 10:00-12noon - free (registration still 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.
 
Python Introduction for Developers - Thursday 24 October - 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.
 
Configuration Management and Automation using Puppet - Intermediate - Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 October - 2 days - $1,520 (ex gst)
This two day intermediate course, is a mix of both hands-on and theoretical content. Attendees experience most components of Puppet in a hands-on way, and there's time for exercises and questions. 
 
Web Accessibility - WCAG 2.0 training - Wednesday 6 November - 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.
 
Product Owner Fundamentals - Thursday 14 & Friday 15 November - 2 days - $1,750 (ex gst)
So you have been told that you are now a “Product Owner”. What on earth does that mean? Maybe you have been charged with developing a plan to get a new product from an idea to market? Where do you start? What do you do? How do you know you have finished?
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.
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.

 

 
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