Testimonials

Testimonials

Hear what our training attendees have to say about us

Below are feedback comments from a selection of attendees who completed openair and R data analysis training courses in 2018.

Quality of training
‘Trainers were excellent with enormous patience.’
B, Byrne, South Lanarkshire Council (Nov, 2018)

‘Very good presentations. Very helpful trainers. Very helpful 1-2-1 time with trainers.’
K. Bisset, Fife Council (Nov 2018)

‘Good pace and level of detail for understanding from a beginner level.’
J. Millar, Falkirk Council (Nov, 2018)

'Trainers [are] very skilled and helpful, gave good 1-on-1 advice'
S. Goddard, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

'Very knowledgeable trainers, 1-2-1 time, notes provided.'
J. Tompkins, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

Benefit to attendees
‘Interaction [with tutors]. Getting to have a go at playing with the studio’
N. Glover, Aberdeen City Council (Nov, 2018)

‘Feel confident to use the software.’
V. McInally, Glasgow Council (Nov 2018)

‘Overall, gained great insight into R from a beginner’s level. Very well run.’
J. Millar, Falkirk Council (Nov 2018)

'I have a good overview of what can be done with my air quality data.'
S. Goddard, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

'I feel comfortable using R for data analysis now.'
J. Tompkins, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

Impact of training
‘The [course] resources include explanations for some areas where I have previously struggled (for example when looking at the Scottish AQ website openair tools).’
B. Byrne, South Lanarkshire Council (Nov 2018)

‘I will use R in analysing AQ data for council purposes.’
J. Millar, Falkirk Council (Nov 2018)

'Hugely one of the most relevant courses I have attended for modelling, data analysis, [and] engineering.'
B. Kelly, Hydrock (May, 2018)

'I will be able to provide various plots for papers & reports, and gain greater insight into pollution sources with cluster analysis.'
S. Goddard, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

'Very useful for sorting large data sets easily.'
J. Tompkins, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

Recommendations
‘It’s fascinating, you’ll learn so much.’
S. Clarke, Edinburgh Council (Nov, 2018)

‘It [the course] can help air quality personnel analyse large datasets easily to gain a basic understanding of a very powerful tool.’
J. Millar, Falkirk Council (Nov, 2018)

'Opens doors to making great strides in efficiency.'
B. Kelly, Hydrock (May, 2018)

'This course covers lots of useful ways to process air quality data.'
S. Goddard, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)

'Gives a good basis in R. Make sure to bring your own data. / Very friendly and enthusiastic trainers!'
J. Tompkins, National Physical Laboratory (May, 2018)