Met Office hosts weather training workshop

Met Office College provides training for meteorological services and industry

5 March 2012 - Training professionals from 20 different nations are at the Met Office headquarters in Exeter for the seventh international EUMETCAL workshop.

EUMETCAL is the training co-operation programme between the national hydro-meteorological services (NHMS) in Europe and this annual workshop provides the opportunity for national trainers to develop skills and share technological applications and innovative training delivery methods.

The Met Office has been providing meteorological tuition for more than 70 years and has earned a reputation for being a world-leading provider of weather and climate training. The Met Office College offers a range of professional courses for meteorological service providers and tailored tuition for industry and the public sector delivered by meteorological experts and industry specialists.

The Met Office College is experienced in training forecasters and observing staff from meteorological services all over the world. Our wide range of training courses for industry includes training for Air Traffic Control, Commercial Aviation, General Aviation, Road Operations and Broadcasting.

Contact information

Met Office Press Office: +44 (0)1392 886655

E-mail: Press Office

Met Office Customer Centre: 01392 885680

If you're outside the UK: +44 1392 885680

Last updated: 8 March 2012