Core Forecasting Skills

The Core Forecasting Skills programme is made up of four, three-day courses. Each is aimed at a specific forecasting interest.

Designed for forecasting staff who are able to work independently but need to further develop some of the core forecasting competencies or specialist forecasting skills.

Location: Courses are held in the excellent Met Office College facilities at our Exeter headquarters or at a location of your choice.

The Forecaster Professional Development (FPD) programme:

  • covers a wide range of meteorological subjects;
  • acts as refresher in core meteorological topics;
  • extends and updates expertise in other specialist areas.

The four courses within the programme are as follows:

  • Satellite Imagery Interpretation
  • Using Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Products
  • Summer Forecasting Workshop
  • Winter Forecasting Workshop

The Met Office College provides a wide range of courses. To receive more information about training please register your details.

Last updated: 19 June 2015

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