Competency Assessment Course (UK Met Office)

The UK Met Office and Eumetcal are organising a course on Competency Assessment, which will have a residence phase from 4th to 6th December 2018, at the Met Office in Exeter, UK. The objectives and topics of the course are:

How to plan for an assessment process
How to develop assessment outcomes
How to implement an assessment process
How to manage an assessment failure
How to evaluate the overall assessment process

The course is aimed at NMHS trainers and training managers who are involved in the competence assessment of their team and/or within their NMHS. The course has places for 12 participants and the course registration is open until 2nd November 2018 at

The course is available to all Eumetcal member institutions and there is no course fee.

Eumetcal has limited travel support available. For questions, please contact Lisa Haga (

For any enquiries about applications or course information, please contact Lisa Haga ( or Phil Merritt ( Participants will be informed if they have been successful in being able to attend the course by 9th November 2018.