Details of face-to-face and online training opportunities delivered by the ARCHER2 service.
An overview of the courses that are offered by EPCC as part of the ARCHER2 service.
Repositories of materials from past ARCHER2 courses including videos from past online courses.
Information on the ARCHER2 online learning, including the technology used and how to connect.
The ARCHER2 Driving Test allows you to learn more about using ARCHER2 and get a small amount of ARCHER2 resource for your research.
The list below shows the currently scheduled ARCHER2 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 ARCHER2 Service Desk.
Individual links to course provide more details on the content and prerequisites. Use the Register Link to sign up for a particular course.
|Message-Passing Programming with MPI||Online||Always open - self-service||Register|
|Shared Memory Programming with OpenMP||Online||Always open - self-service||Register|
|High-performance materials modelling using CASTEP on ARCHER2||Online||Wednesday 19th January 2022 15:00 - 16:00||More details and join link|
|Reproducible computational environments using containers: Introduction to Docker and Singularity||Online||19 - 20 January 2022 10:00 - 16:00 GMT||Join waiting list|
|HPC Carpentry||Online||27 - 28 January 2022 9:30 - 16:00 GMT||Register|
|Introduction to ARCHER2 for Software Developers||Online||31 January - 1 February 2022 10:00 - 16:00 GMT||Register|
Recent courses will be moved to the Materials repository shortly after they have ended.
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.
When registering for one of our courses you agree to abide by the ARCHER2 Code of Conduct.
Eligibility for training
ARCHER2 training courses are provided free of charge to all academics, but attendance by non-academics would normally require a registration fee. However, we are not charging for attendance while we deliver all courses online due to government advice on social distancing.
Courses marked are also funded by PRACE and are free to everyone including commercial attendees.
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 ARCHER2 Training Administrator.
ARCHER2 year two planned courses
Provisional schedule of planned courses. Brief details of the courses can be found on the Course Descriptions page.
|November 2021 - January 2022||February - April 2022|
|ARCHER2 for Data Scientists
ARCHER2 for Developers
Introduction to GROMACS
Reproducible computational environments using containers
Scientific Programming with Python
Efficient Parallel IO
|Advanced use of LAMMPS
Data Analytics with HPC
Understanding Package Performance
ARCHER2 for Data Scientists
ARCHER2 for Developers
ARCHER2 for Package Users
Advanced use of Code_Saturne
Message Passing Programming with MPI
Efficient use of the HPE Cray EX System
Once course details are confirmed, the course will be move up to the Upcoming Training section above.
Training updates mailing list
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Mailings will be sent approximately 1-2 times per month, your details will not be shared and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Much of the ARCHER2 training material is available online. In particular, this includes material relevant to the ARCHER2 Driving Test.
On Successful completion of the ARCHER2 Driving Test you will be invited to apply for an account on ARCHER2 with a small allocation of core-hours to use over 12 months, enabling you to put your skills into practice.
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Support for training on ARCHER2
We are able to offer support and assistance 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.