Courses in Hydrology

Hydrological Observers

This is a four week course designed to train hydrological observers.

Hydrological Technicians, formerly General Technicians.

The duration of this course which commences in September annually is approximately eight months. The level of this course is similar to that of the WMO Mid-Level Technician meteorology course. The course focuses on aspects of operational hydrology. Minimum entry qualifications are four GCE (Ordinary Level) or CXC (General Proficiency - Grades I, II & III) Certificates, including English Language and Mathematics. Physics would be an asset.

This course is designed for personnel without any skills in hydrology.

Diploma in Hydrology formerly, Higher Technicians.

This is an eighteen month course and is designed to allow personnel with several years experience to gain further knowledge in hydrology. The course introduces theoretical aspects of hydrology and expands on the practical aspects of hydrology. Minimum entry qualifications are similar to those for the Hydrological Technicians but students must also hold the Hydrological Technicians Certificate or have several years experience in the field of hydrology. Classes commence in January of alternate years.

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