Space training opportunities

594 training opportunities for the UK and European space sectors, last updated 27 May 2024. Curated by Space Skills Alliance.

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    ESA ESoA Course on Antennas for Satellite Applications

    Short course (Netherlands) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €550-1,100 (~£468) · Current

    The aim of the course is to provide an overview on Antennas for Satellite Applications covering main antenna architectures, design approaches, constraints and technical solutions. New trends, challenging and emerging satellite missions are also presented. Both theoretical and technological issues are covered. This year we celebrate the 10th edition of this course that has been attended so far by more than 300 participants. All the speakers are working at the European Space Agency; their experience covers several topics including antennas, electromagnetism, numerical modelling, manufacturing and testing, thermal & mechanical aspects.

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    SPACE 301 – Electromagnetic Warfare

    Course (Online) by Global Space University · POA · Current

    “Electronic Warfare” is an asynchronous, self-paced 6-hour course designed to raise students’ awareness of space by examining the evolution of electronic warfare and the use of space, space as warfighting domain, and current trends in the emerging space industry. Graduates of this course will be able to describe the characteristics of space and identify the various electronic warfare tactics and countermeasures employed to deny, degrade, deceive, disrupt, destroy, and protect space systems. Expanding on this knowledge, the students will be given an opportunity to learn about jamming techniques, electronic support techniques, and electronic protection tactics aiding in electronic attack. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of the importance of electronic warfare and its impact on space operations.

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    Satellite Communication Systems Training Course

    Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

    Living in a world without global connectivity seems nowadays unlikely, just think about how big secure communication, satellite broadcasting, search and rescue and mobile networks are. Satellite Communication technologies empower us to navigate with precision, explore the cosmos, monitor Earth's changes, provide healthcare remotely, optimize transportation logistics, disseminate knowledge widely, and ultimately propel innovation and societal progress across multifaceted dimensions. It is of utmost importance to foster a more resilient and safer connectivity system for the Europe of tomorrow. Through lectures and short exercises, students will learn about topics such as End-to-End Satellite Communication Systems Principles, Antenna Systems, Telecommunications Market, Optical Systems and Technologies, and Satellite Communication Applications. They will also have the opportunity to have a guided tour of the ESEC in Redu and will thus be able to figure out what they have learned on-site.

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    Post Graduate Certificate in Wireless Communications

    Course (Varies) by Ubi-Tech and University of Wolverhampton · POA · Current

    Study the key design aspects of modern wireless and radio engineering, cellular networks and advanced wireless technologies.

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    SatNEx School Bradford

    Short course (Bradford) by University of Bradford · £150 · Current

    This SatNEx School, organised by the Bradford-Renduchintala Centre for Space AI on Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th October 2023, is focused on the applications of AI in satellite systems. The School brings together highly qualified speakers from industry, research, and academic institutions to discuss emerging applications, computing technologies, and dynamic design/processing techniques relevant to AI in various aspects of satellite systems operation. The content is designed to provide PhD students, early career researchers, and industry professionals with a firm grasp of the start-of-the-art and emerging trends in the subject.

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    RF Circuit and Systems Design

    Short course (Guildford) by University of Surrey · £2100 · Current

    This course has been specifically designed to cover the major elements relevant to engineers working or starting out in the radio frequency (RF) field and should provide you with the expertise required to excel in this chosen field. By joining some of the foremost experts in the field of RF engineering, you will quickly be given the tools to get to grips with the major aspects of RF circuit and system design. You will obtain an understanding of the technologies behind transmitter and receiver design including small signal RF amplifiers, synthesisers and PA design

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    Electronics For FPGA Development

    Short course (Varies) by Adiuvo Engineering and Training · POA · Current

    The ability to design and work with effectively with FPGA based circuit cards is critical for FPGA engineers. This course is aimed at giving attendees the ability to get to grips with key design decisions, standards, considerations, and trade-offs to enable the development of FPGA based solutions along with how to approach the testing and verification

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    FPGA Development

    Short course (Varies) by Adiuvo Engineering and Training · POA · Current

    This course is aimed to teach people wanting to get into FPGA development the basic skill set needed to become effective designers.

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    Satellite Optical Communications

    Short course (Online) by University of Oxford · £595 · Past

    The Satellite Optical Telecommunications (online) course is a 3 half-day course that will give a complete introduction to satellite optical communications. Participants will learn the basics of communication optics and technology challenges related to satellite optical communications and will receive an overview of current existing optical systems and technologies. The course has been conceived and developed by specialists from the European Space Agency (ESA) and from the University of Oxford. Technology-specific lectures provide the perspective from the major space industry market leaders, ESA specialists (TIA/TEC) and Oxford professors. The target audience is professionals interested in gaining a comprehensive introduction to satellite optical communication.

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    LEO Communications Systems

    Short course (Online) by Nova Space · $49 (~£38) · Current

    In this course, you will be introduced to concepts regarding communications satellites in Low Earth Orbit. Your customer has tasked you with finding a system that provides low latency communications and can do so persistently in your area. You will learn about factors that must be taken into consideration when designing a communications satellite system in LEO, different providers of satellite communications in LEO, and how communications systems in LEO differ from traditional communications satellites in GEO. Understanding these concepts will allow you to more effectively navigate the growing sector of LEO communication satellites.

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    Basic Satellite Communications Course

    Short course (Online) by Nova Space · $299 (~£235) · Current

    Welcome to the Basic Communications Satellite Course by Nova Space. In this interactive journey, you will be given a list of customer requirements and tasked with designing a communications satellite system. You will make decisions regarding payload design, orbit design, launch, and satellite operations to ensure that the satellite system meets your customer's needs. Through making these decisions, you will gain insight into the tradespace involved with designing a space system. For example, making a decision regarding orbit design will impact your payload in a certain way. The knowledge gained from this course will give you a better understanding of the many factors that go into designing and operating a communications spacecraft.

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    Space Communications Fundamentals

    Short course (Online) by Space Business Qualified (SBQ) · $250 (~£196) · Current

    All spacecraft rely on communications. Learn how communications links work, and their practical and theoretical limits.

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    Digital communications

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This free course, Digital communications, will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres. You will learn how these fibres are linked, examine the technology used and assess the future direction of this continually developing area of communication.

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    Electronic applications

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Take for example this free course, Electronic applications. An interactive website with videos and interactive software will show how electronic systems pervade everything we do; review some basic ideas of signal processing, control and communications; and allow you to use a digital filter to remove Gaussian noise from a signal.

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    An introduction to electronics

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos, and easy-to-use electronic circuit design and simulation software, this free course, An introduction to electronics, will show how electronic devices and systems pervade everything we do, and teach some of the basic ideas.

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    New Broadband Internet, Cloud Computing, IoT/AI and Future Services

    Short course (Online) by ITU Academy · $150 (~£118) · Past

    This course will focus on New Broadband Internet, Cloud Computing, IoT/AI and Future Services, including technologies, regulation and business aspects. It consist of 4 Modules, where each module lasts one week.

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    SMTP EM1.3 - Spectrum Management for Satellite Systems

    Short course (Online) by ITU Academy · $200 (~£157) · Past

    This module will provide students with an understanding of the management of radio spectrum related to satellite communications systems.

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    Introduction to Satellite Communications

    MOOC (Online) by Coursera and Institut Mines-Télécom · Free · Current

    How is a satellite built? How do they fly? How do they communicate and how does the network operate? You will get all the answers in this course from teachers and researchers from three schools associated with Institut Mines-Télécom. The course is made of : teaching videos, equipment demonstrations and simulation programs. They will guide you through the discovery of satellite communications. Professionals in the space field will share there vocation for this scientific and technical sector. Have you ever wanted to know more about transponders, the geostationary orbit, QPSK modulation, channel coding, link budget, TCP over large bandwdith x delay product links ? This course is for you! This course is available in English: French-speaking lecturers with English subtitles and fully translated contents (slides, practices).

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    Ground Station Network Experience

    Short course (Online) by Turtle Island Space Education · €485 (~£413) · Current

    We offer a practical educational experience targeted at University students in the field of Aerospace Engineering. Our service offers users remote access to a global ground station network where they can learn the real world practicalities of receiving satellite telemetry from polar orbiting weather imagery satellites.

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    Core Skills For Mobile Satellite Terminal Operators

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    In this course you will learn how to use pointing angles (az and el) to decide where your antenna should be placed for a clear view to the satellite. You will also learn basic concepts and troubleshooting, such as the effect of rain, how to check your equipment, the importance of interference prevention, and how to tell if your equipment qualifies as GVF Type Approved.

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    RF And DC Theory For Satellite Systems

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    Covers DC theory (Ohm's law, loop resistance, voltage drops), gains, losses, levels, and dB, cables and connectors (including VSWR, return loss, cable types, and connector attachment), and standard RF components, such as attenuators, amplifiers, splitters, couplers, taps, and power inserters, and grounding and discharge protection.

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    GVF Training

    Resource (Online) by GSOA · $348.00 (~£273) · Current

    The Global VSAT Forum is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting and supporting the world-wide satellite communications industry. In 2001, at the request of its membership, the GVF launched a new training program with the objective of building a global force of qualified VSAT installation technicians available in local areas to support expansion of VSAT networks. The program began with a handful of classes led by volunteer instructors, but from 2006 accelerated rapidly due to the partnership with SatProf, Inc., who provided the interactive, online learning content and took on the administration of the program on behalf of GVF. In 2010 the training content was refocused on interference prevention skills, as a key element in GVF’s initiatives serving the industry’s drive to combat unintentional interference. Today, the GVF training program has already reached over 16,000 students all around the world and has grown to over 40 courses and 16 separate certifications, covering not only VSAT installation but marine terminal operation and installation, teleport and news gathering uplinking, mobile terminal operation, numerous general theory topics, and equipment-specific training.

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    Satcom Fundamentals

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    GVF520, the second in a series of three online courses leading to GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification, provides the student with a thorough understanding of the fundamental theories of VSAT communications. This knowledge is essential for every skilled and effective satellite ground equipment terminal field technician.

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    Access Procedure Skills

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    In this course, which follows on from GVF 530, you will learn how to check for accurate pointing, perform a cross-pol alignment with the satellite access center, and follow the industry best-practices guidelines, the General Access Procedure document.

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    Satellite Communications Systems Course

    Short course (London) by University of Surrey · £1000-1850 · Current

    A comprehensive overview of satellite communication technology and applications, so delegates can learn practical skills required for design engineers

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    Practical Technique For VSAT Professionals

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    As the follow-on course to GVF510 (Core Skills) and GVF520 (Satcom Fundamentals theory), GVF521 covers the range of knowledge, techniques, and practical tips that every field technician and installer needs to know in order to perform a high-quality, reliable VSAT installation job. Covers the range of practical tips, techniques, and knowledge taiolored for fixed-VSAT field technicians and installers, such as using a compass, calculating levels in dB, voltage drops, cable lengths, using a spectrum analyzer, grounding, basic IP networking, safety issues, and troubleshooting.

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    Antennas for Space Applications

    Short course (Netherlands) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €500-1200 (~£426) · Past

    An overview of design approaches, constraints and technical solutions for space antennas, addressing both theoretical and technological issues

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    Introduction To Satellite Communications

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    Covers history, launchers, orbits, frequencies, networks, equipment, bandwidth, applications, markets, regulations, and industry structure, and much more. Upon completion, trainees will be equipped with a solid understanding of how the satcom market is structured and the capabilities of the technology that makes it all possible

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    SATCOMS

    Short course (Online) by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) · £999-2299 · Current

    IET’s SATCOMS course programme presents a comprehensive overview of satellite communication technology and applications, so delegates can learn practical skills required for design engineers.

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    Theory Of Satellite TV Systems

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    Theory and knowledge important for all technicians and engineers involved with satellite television broadcast systems. The lessons cover digital TV transmission, microwaves and polarization, and receive systems.

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    Practical RF/Microwave Design

    Short course (Oxford) by University of Oxford · £1795-2290 · Current

    This course provides acceleration through the RF design learning curve by presenting a comprehensive introduction to RF and microwave design theory, techniques and measurements

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    Introduction to Space Mission Operations

    Short course (Goonhilly) by Goonhilly Earth Station and Catena Space · £90-1530 · Past

    This short course is a unique space mission operations training course aimed at space sector professionals and those wishing to get involved in space mission operations. It combines elements of ground segment and space segment operations, communications, and practical exercises. Hosted and organised by Goonhilly Earth Station and partner organisations, the participants will also gain a first-hand experience of activities at a ground station

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    Core Skills For VSAT Professionals

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    GVF 510 teaches technicians the correct way to point an antenna, align cross pol, attach connectors, and decommission terminals – four leading causes of avoidable interference. As the first step towards GVF Satcom Professional Certification, GVF 510 teaches and evaluates the core skills that all VSAT field technicians must have – regardless of the type of equipment they install.

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    Spectrum Analyzer Theory

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    Essential concepts and skills for understand how spectrum analyzers display signals, typical instrument controls, and common satcom measurement techniques. In this course we will review essential theory of signals and their spectrums using interactive 3D time-frequency graphs, learn how a spectrum analyzer works with live animations, and discuss how to make typical measurements in satellite communications systems. You will be using a live, functional, interactive spectrum analyzer simulator for tutorials, skills practice, and skills assessments.

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    Carrier ID Principles And Operation

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    This course covers the background, technology, operation, and practical aspects of current Carrier Identification, an important tool for mitigating interference, with specific focus on DVB-CID principles and practical applications.

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    Satellite Communications

    Short course (Surrey) by University of Surrey · £1700-1950 · Current

    An in-depth background of satellite communication techniques, modern satellite multiple access, modulation and coding schemes, as well as providing an update on key emerging technologies and future systems.

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    Core Uplinking Skills

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    In this course, which follows on from GVF 530 and 531, you will learn how to access a satellite using a manually-controlled earth station without causing unintentional interference, including all the theory, knowledge, and skills required to pass the Basic Technical Operator (BTO) certification exam.

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    Fundamentals For Marine VSAT Operators

    Short course (Online) by GSOA · Part of membership package $348/year (~£273) · Current

    Covers satellite communications basics, antennas, interconnections to ship's navigation systems, problem solving, safety, regulatory and licensing questions, and comparing VSAT with other broadband marine services.

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