Training

The list below shows the currently scheduled ARCHER courses. Please follow the links in the list to find out more about the courses and to register.

If you would like us to provide a course on a particular topic and/or in a particular location then please contact us via the ARCHER helpdesk.

Upcoming Courses

Individual links to course provide more details on the content and prerequisites. Click Register to sign up for a particular course.

OpenMP Online Online Wednesday afternoons 14:00
24th Oct, 31st Oct,
7th Nov and 14th Nov
Register
GPU Programming with CUDA Imperial College London 26-27 Nov 2018 Register
  PRACE
Message-passing Programming with MPI Newcastle 28-30 Nov 2018 Register
Programming the ARM64 processor EPCC, Edinburgh 3-4 Dec 2018 Register
  PRACE
HPC Carpentry The Turing Institute, London 6-7 Dec 2018 Register
Scientific Programming with Python Newcastle 6-7 Dec 2018 Register
Isambard: tales from the world's first Arm-based supercomputer webinar Online 3pm, Wednesday
12th December 2018
Details
Data Carpentry EPCC, Edinburgh 8-9 January 2019 Register
Introduction to Spark for Data Scientists EPCC, Edinburgh 10-11 January 2019 Register
  PRACE
Hands-on Introduction to HPC Robert Gordon
University, Aberdeen
17-18 Jan 2019 Register

The following courses are provisional and details of dates and locations may be subject to change.
 
Materials Chemistry Workshop
Hands-on Introduction to HPC for Life Scientists   PRACE
Message-passing Programming with MPI Online
Efficient Parallel I/O London   PRACE
Threaded programming Southamption
Message-passing Programming with MPI Southampton
Performance Analysis Workshop Oxford   PRACE
Modern C++ for Computational Scientists Cambridge   PRACE

Courses marked with are fully booked but please complete the registration form to be added to the waiting list.

Details of the software you should have installed, in preparation for any of our courses, is listed on our software page.

Eligibility for training

ARCHER courses are free to all academics.

Courses marked PRACE are also funded by PRACE and are free to everyone including commercial attendees.

For all other courses we normally charge a fee for non-academics. If you are from a commercial organisation and wish to attend a particular course or arrange training at your site by the EPCC team then please contact the ARCHER Training Administrator.

Training updates mailing list

If you would like to receive updates about our training by email please subscribe to our mailing list.

Mailings will be sent approximately 2-4 times per month, your details will not be shared and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Online Training

Much of the ARCHER training material is available online. In particular, this includes material relevant to the ARCHER Driving Test

On Successful completion of the ARCHER Driving Test you will be invited to apply for an account on ARCHER with 1200 kAUs (80,000 core-hours) to use over 12 months, enabling you to put your skills into practice.

Other Training

Support for training on ARCHER

We are able to offer support and asistance for external training on ARCHER: Find out how we can help and how to let us know what you are planning at our External courses page.