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What Will You Learn?

Meteorology is the study of short-term weather conditions of all types - from the everyday to the extreme. It is used to examine atmospheric processes and other key components in order to explain and forecast weather. Take the Meteorology Diploma Course and learn more about this fascinating branch of atmospheric science.

Starting off with an introduction to the field, including the subfields of meteorology and the essential components of weather, you’ll learn about the Earth’s layers, the atmospheric processes that contribute to the development of different weather systems, and the global atmospheric circulation.

We’ll look at how meteorologists gather weather data and the mathematical models they use for weather forecasting. We’ll examine the main types of clouds and what they can tell us about the weather, delve into the jet streams and ocean currents and the impact they have on the weather, and look through the different scales of meteorology.

Through the course, you’ll learn about precipitation and extreme weather, such as blizzards, monsoons, thunderstorms, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, and waterspouts, and what causes them. You’ll also be introduced to some of the most important concepts in space weather and some of the ways in which it affects our weather on Earth.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Learn about the components of weather
  • Explore atmospheric processes and global atmospheric circulation
  • Understand how meteorologists gather weather data and the mathematical models used in weather forecasting
  • Discover the impact that jet streams and ocean currents have on the weather
  • Gain an understanding of what causes various extreme weather conditions
  • Learn about important concepts in space weather and how it affects Earth
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Development of Meteorology
  • Part 2: Subfields of Meteorology
  • Part 3: Key Components of Weather
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Layers of Earth’s Atmosphere
  • Part 2: The Atmosphere and Weather
  • Part 3: Atmospheric Circulation
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Data Collection
  • Part 2: Forecasting
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: How Clouds Form and Cirrus Clouds
  • Part 2: Stratus Clouds
  • Part 3: Cumulus Clouds
  • Part 4: Clouds of Vertical Development
  • Part 5: Rare Clouds
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Jet Streams
  • Part 2: Microscale Meteorology
  • Part 3: Mesoscale Meteorology
  • Part 4: Synoptic and Global Scale Meteorology
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Types of Precipitation
  • Part 2: Causes of Precipitation
  • Part 3: Blizzards
  • Part 4: Monsoons
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Thunderstorms
  • Part 2: Tropical Cyclones
  • Part 3: Hurricanes and Typhoons
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Tornadoes
  • Part 2: Waterspouts
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Ocean Currents
  • Part 2: ENSO
  • Part 3: Examples of Ocean Currents
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Fundamental Concepts
  • Part 2: Solar Cycles
  • Part 3: Meteorological Effects
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Meteorology Diploma Course will be of interest to you if you enjoy learning how the world works and the factors that make it the way it is – in particular how various weather conditions are formed and how meteorologists are able to forecast it.

A satellite view of Hurricane Matthew as it hit Haiti
Accreditations

The Meteorology Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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