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Training courses

Exciting new course series open for registration

A new programme of individual courses covering Geological Hazards - from glacial hazards to problematic soils.

now offering discounted rates for groups with 20-30 percent off depending on group size written above an image of a group of people standing on a mountainside

Discounts for groups

We offer discounts on our courses for group bookings (discount level dependent on number of delegates). Contact [email protected] for more info.

We have developed a specialist training programme to support key areas within geoscience. All Training Courses are endorsed by independent reviewers and are led by a fantastic range of industry experts, helping you advance your career. Whilst most Training Courses are held online, we also hold in-person courses. Our Training Courses are impactful for geoscientists at any career stage and can be used as part of your continuing professional development (CPD).

Member and Group Discounts

We offer competitive group discounts on all Training Courses:
  •  5 – 9 delegates: 20% off
  • 10 – 14 delegates: 25% off
  • 15 delegates or more: 30% off

Members of the Geological Society can access up to 50% off when registering for Training Courses. The group booking special rate can also be applied on top of this reduction, for extra savings. If you are not currently a member, join today and receive a code directly to your inbox which you can use to access the Training Course discount. Simply enter this into the Fellowship/Student Membership number field on the registration form. This means you won't need to wait for election, or for your assigned membership number.

Training Courses Brochure

View the Training Courses brochure to find out more information about Training Courses and preferential rates.

GSL training courses brochure front cover

Suggestions for Training Course themes & attendee feedback

Are there any courses that you would like to see us offering? To ensure we best serve the needs of the geoscience community, we welcome suggestions on course themes. Just drop us a line with your suggestion at [email protected].

Already attended one of our training courses? We would love to hear about your experience. Simply email [email protected] and let us know your thoughts. 

Testimonial which says an excellent course explaining first principles and soil parameters clearly so that specifications and challenges posed by different soils are understandable. The course is well supported by case examples and experiences from speakers who are practioners in the field


testimonial saying I've been really impressed with the online courses being online is much more convenient and accessible. I would definitely recommend the online courses to colleagues

Calendar of Training Courses

Below is a list of our current Training Courses. Please see the individual course page for further information, including how to register. Full course programmes are those courses that comprise of various modules. For some courses, each module can also be booked individually and are listed on the full course programme page.

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Online Training: Geological Hazards: Their Occurrence, Monitoring and Mitigation - Glacial Hazards

08 July 2024

Venue: Virtual event

  • Contributes to CPD
  • Course
  • Online Training

Online Training: Geological Hazards: Their Occurrence, Monitoring and Mitigation - Brownfield Sites

11 July 2024

Venue: Virtual event

  • Contributes to CPD
  • Virtual event
  • Online Training

Planetary Science Workshop - How big and how many accretionary CM chondrite parent bodies were there?

12 July 2024 - 24 January 2025

Venue: Hybrid In person at Burlington House and Virtual via Zoom

  • Workshop
  • Hybrid

Online Training: Geological Hazards: Their Occurrence, Monitoring and Mitigation - Problematic Soils: Peat

22 July 2024

Venue: Virtual event

  • Contributes to CPD
  • Course
  • Online Training

Online Training: Site Investigation - All Modules

03 September - 03 December 2024

Venue: Hybrid In person at Burlington House and Virtual via Zoom

  • Contributes to CPD
  • Online Training

In Person Training Course: Site Investigation - Desk Study & Planning (Module 1)

03 September 2024

Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, London

  • Contributes to CPD
  • Course
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