River Condition Assessment Training

Our River Condition Assessment training course covers the field and desk study methods required to generate the River Condition outputs for Biodiversity Metric 2.0 calculations.

Bookings

We run regular public courses aimed at individuals and small teams. Find upcoming courses on our Events page or join our Newsletter to hear about new courses as soon as they’re announced:

We also offer private courses for up to 10 attendees at a time. Get in touch if you’d like us to run an in-house course for your team:

6-week Online Course Outline

The time commitment for the self-led and interactive learning elements of the online course is equivalent to the 2-day ‘in person’ course. Additional time to cover the essential field survey practical element is factored into the extended online training schedule. For more information about the online course timings please get in touch.

Weeks 1 & 2

  • Biodiversity Net Gain & River Condition Assessment Overview
  • Introduction to the River Condition Assessment
  • Component 1 – The MoRPh field survey

Weeks 3 & 4

  • Field trial and test of the MoRPh Survey
  • Uploading and downloading field survey data
  • Component 2 – The River Type desk study

Weeks 5 & 6

  • Component 3 – Final Condition Scores
  • Baseline and post-intervention application
  • 2 x 2 hr online group conference sessions
  • 2 x 20 min individual 121 sessions

2-day Course Outline (to be resumed when permitted)

Day 1

  • Biodiversity Net Gain & River Condition Assessment Overview
  • Introduction to the River Condition Assessment
  • Component 1 – The MoRPh field survey
  • Field trial and test of the MoRPh Survey

Day 2

  • Uploading and downloading field survey data
  • Component 2 – The River Type desk study
  • Preliminary and Final Condition Scores
  • Baseline and post-intervention application

Terms and Conditions

Modular River Survey training courses, including the River Condition Assessment course, are run by Cartographer Studios under their Training Terms.