An overview of the courses that are offered by EPCC as part of the ARCHER2 service.
Details of face-to-face and online training opportunities delivered by 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|
|QM/MM with GROMACS + CP2K||Online||Always open - self-service||Register|
|Data Carpentry||Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh - venue details to follow||6th - 7th June 2023 09:0 - 16:30 BST||Register|
|ARCHER2 User Forum||Online||Wednesday 7th June 2023 14:00 - 15:00 BST||More details and join link|
|Coupling LAMMPS and OpenFOAM for Multi-Scale Models||Online||Wednesday 19th July 2023 14:00 - 16:00 BST||More details and join link|
Recent courses will be moved to the Past course materials or Webinars pages shortly after they have ended.
Course Levels: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. See Course Descriptions for more information.
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.
Attendance by non-academics at online courses is free, but we would normally require a registration fee for face-to-face courses.
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 four planned courses
|May 2023 - July 2023||August 2023 - October 2023||November 2023 - January 2024||February 2024 - April 2024|
Software Carpentry (HPC Summer School)
HPC Carpentry (HPC Summer School)
Plotting and Programming in Python
Reproducible compomputational environments using containers
Shared Memory Programming with OpenMP
Parallel Performance Analysis using Scalasca
|ARCHER2 for Data Scientists
ARCHER2 for Developers
ARCHER2 for Package Users
Data Analysis and Visualisation in Python
Introduction to CP2K
Introduction to VASP
Data Science for Decision Makers
Understanding Package Performance
Efficient Parallel IO
Performance Optimisation on AMD EPYC
Introduction to GROMACS
Introduction to Xcompact3D
Introduction to Modern Fortran
Debugging and Profiling on ARCHER2
Reproducible comp. env. using containers
Advanced use of LAMMPS
Modern C++ for Computational Scientists
Intermediate Modern Fortran
Modern C++ for Computational Scientists
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
If you would like to receive updates about our training by email please subscribe to our mailing list.
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.
- Training offered by other UK HPC centres
- EPCC MSc in High Performance Computing
- Software Sustainability Institute - Guides
- Software Sustainability Institute - Top Tips
Support for training on ARCHER2
We are able to offer support and assistance for external training on ARCHER: If you are interesting in finding out more, please contact the service desk.