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Various types of courses are available at the Institute. Single courses are available to enhance your knowledge, or a formal education program can be registered. Some courses are credit courses towards Certificate Programs, whereas others are non-credit courses. Some courses have required assignments and exams, others don't. Lots of choice...

To help you meet your objectives, we have prepared several viewing methods. To see a complete list of all our courses, select Alphabetical View. Select Intensive Short Term courses to view courses that are usually 4 weeks in length, Instructor involvement by e-mail and where submitting assignments is optional. To view Certificate Compulsory Courses select the stream of interest.

To see the scheduled commencement date for individual courses, or a detailed description of the content of a specific course, click on the name of the course. You can also view the Course Calendar. And finally, you may wish to check our Packages for reduced pricing.
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 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3    (ADVANCED)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring-Part 3    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Births, Deaths & Marriages    (BASIC)
 Australian: Church Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Convict Records    (BASIC)
 Australian: Education Records    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Health Records    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Immigration Records-Free Settlers    (BASIC)
 Australian: Local History and Regional Sources    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Military Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Newspapers and Biographies    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Occupational Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Other Sources for Births, Deaths & Marriages    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Business Administration    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Career Development: Choosing a Niche-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Career Development: Choosing a Niche-Part 2    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Creating a Business    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Establishing & Promoting Your Website    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Marketing Your Services & Products    (BASIC)
 Canadian: Archival Centres    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Census Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Canadian: Census Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Canadian: Geography and Maps    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Immigration Records    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Land Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Canadian: Land Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Canadian: Local History & Special Collections    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Migration Patterns    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Military Records    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Newspaper Records    (ADVANCED)
 Canadian: Religious Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Canadian: Vital Statistics Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Canadian: Vital Statistics Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Canadian: Wills and Estate Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Canadian: Wills and Estate Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Connecting Family: Online and Virtually    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Demystifying Culture & Folklore    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Discover Your Family History    (BASIC)
 DNA: Autosomal DNA - Testing For Everyone    (BASIC)
 DNA: Historical Studies    (ADVANCED)
 DNA: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy    (BASIC)
 DNA: Methodology and Analysis    (ADVANCED)
 DNA: Reading & Understanding Articles for Genetic Genealogy    (ADVANCED)
 DNA: Special Circumstances-Adoptees & Unknown Parentage    (ADVANCED)
 DNA: Tracing Maternal & Paternal Lines    (BASIC)
 Eastern European: Austrian-Hungarian, German & Russian Empires: Chronology    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Eastern European: Church Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Eastern European: Civil Registration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Eastern European: Introduction to Research for North Americans    (BASIC)
 Eastern European: Languages & Alphabets    (BASIC)
 Eastern European: Locating Places    (BASIC)
 Eastern European: Onsite Research in the Ancestral Homeland    (ADVANCED)
 Eastern European: Other Records...Including Census, Land, Military & Tax    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Eastern European: Problem Solving    (ADVANCED)
 Eastern European: Record Repositories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Eastern European: Understanding Migration Patterns    (BASIC)
 Electronic Resources: Organize & Publish a Family Tree    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Electronic Resources: Using The Internet    (BASIC)
 English/Scottish: Occupations - Military and Services    (INTERMEDIATE)
 English: Census Records Including Wales    (BASIC)
 English: Civil Registration Records Including Wales    (BASIC)
 English: Court Records-Criminal, Civil & Ecclesiastical    (ADVANCED)
 English: Education, Health & Contemporary Documents    (ADVANCED)
 English: Land and Property Records Including Manorial Documents and Maps    (ADVANCED)
 English: Non-Anglican Church Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 English: Occupations - Professions and Trades    (INTERMEDIATE)
 English: Parish Registers    (BASIC)
 English: Poor Law and Parish Chest Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 English: Probate Records    (BASIC)
 English: Taxes, Lists, Business, Electoral and Insurance Records    (ADVANCED)
 English: Understanding Names in Genealogy    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Forensic Genealogy    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Genealogy and Copyright Guidelines    (ADVANCED)
 Genealogy Ethical Guidelines & Standards    (ADVANCED)
 Genealogy Society Creation & Management    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Genetics & Medical Family History    (ADVANCED)
 German: Chronological Considerations    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Church Records    (BASIC)
 German: Civil Registration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Compiled Sources    (ADVANCED)
 German: Emigration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Germans Outside of Germany    (ADVANCED)
 German: Introduction to German Research    (BASIC)
 German: Locating Places in Germany    (BASIC)
 German: Naming Practices    (ADVANCED)
 German: Reading the Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Record Repositories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: The Language    (BASIC)
 Google for the Wise Genealogist    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Heraldry: Understanding the Art & Science    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Archival Repositories    (BASIC)
 Irish: Census and Census Substitute Records    (BASIC)
 Irish: Civil Registration    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Conformist and Non-Conformist Church Records    (BASIC)
 Irish: Court Records, State Papers, Parliamentary Documents    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Electoral & Taxation Records    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Estate, Plantation and Settlement Records    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Immigration, Naturalization and Emigration Records    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Land Administration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Major Printed Sources    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Military, Naval and Pension Records    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Monumental (Gravestone) Inscriptions    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Testamentary Source Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Understanding Ireland, History and Source Records    (BASIC)
 Italian: Catholic Church Records-Part 1    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: Catholic Church Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: Census & Tax Records-Not Scheduled    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: Civil Registration Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Italian: Civil Registration Records-Part 2    (BASIC)
 Italian: History, Geography...-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Introduction to Research Outside of Italy    (BASIC)
 Italian: Language and Location    (BASIC)
 Italian: Military & Conscription Records-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Notarial & Land Records-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Researching Ancestors Online-Not Scheduled    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Lecturing Skills Including Preparation    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Librarianship: Cooperative Ventures and Referrals    (ADVANCED)
 Librarianship: Developing a Genealogy Website    (ADVANCED)
 Librarianship: Developing Successful Genealogy Collections    (BASIC)
 Librarianship: Genealogy Record Types    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Librarianship: Genealogy Reference Interview    (BASIC)
 Librarianship: Handouts, Brochures and Online/Multi-Media Reference Tools    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Librarianship: Internet Genealogy Searches    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Librarianship: Programming and Marketing Your Services    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Librarianship: Specialized Genealogy Sources    (BASIC)
 Librarianship: Twenty-First Century Genealogy Services    (BASIC)
 Life of Our Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Methodology - Part 1: Getting Started    (BASIC)
 Methodology - Part 2: Organizing and Skill-Building    (BASIC)
 Methodology - Part 3: More Strategies    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Methodology - Part 4: Effective Searching and Recording    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Methodology - Part 5: How To Prove It    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Methodology - Part 6: Professional Preparation and Practice    (ADVANCED)
 Organising a One-Name Study    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Organising a One-Place Study    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Palaeography: Reading & Understanding Historical Documents    (ADVANCED)
 Personal Historian: Beginning Genealogy    (BASIC)
 Personal Historian: Oral History & Interviewing Techniques    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Personal Historian: Telling the Stories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Personal Historian: Video Techniques    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Photography: Clues Pictures Hold, Editing, Digitizing and Various Projects    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Planning a Fabulous Family Reunion    (BASIC)
 Planning a Research Trip Including SLC -Updating    (BASIC)
 Planning a Research Trip to Ireland    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Planning a Research Trip to Scotland    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Preserve Your Family History Documents & Heirlooms    (BASIC)
 Producing Your Family Video    (BASIC)
 Research: Acadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Alberta Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Australian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Austro-Hungarian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: British Columbia Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: British India Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Canadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Child Migration from Britain    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Danish Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Dutch Ancestors in the Netherlands    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: English & Welsh Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: FamilySearch Resources - In Person and Online    (BASIC)
 Research: French-Canadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: German Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Grandmothers, Mothers & Daughters-Tracing Women    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: House & Farm Histories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Irish Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Italian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Jewish Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Manitoba Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Mayflower Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: New Brunswick Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: New Zealand Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Newfoundland & Labrador-Updating    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Nova Scotia Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Ontario Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Polish Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Quebec Non-Francophone Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Saskatchewan Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Scandinavian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Scottish Ancestors-Updating    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Slovak Ancestors--Updating    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Social History    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: South African Ancestors Including Military Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: The National Archives of England    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. 20th Century Records, Including Adoption Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. African American Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Colonial New England Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Fraternal Organizations    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Great Lakes Area Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Midwestern States Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Records Using Ancestry including DNA Strategies    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Western States Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. World War II Ancestors-Part 1    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. World War II Ancestors-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Ukrainian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: United Empire Loyalist Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Scottish/English: Occupations - Military and Services    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Beyond the OPRs-Not Scheduled    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Census Records    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Court & Government Records-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Criminals & Criminal Courts-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Education, Occupations...-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Emigration & Immigration-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Land & Property Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Old Parish Registers    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Special Aspects of Scottish Research    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Statutory Registration    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Tax Records, Oaths & Rolls-Not Scheduled    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: The Poor & Poor Relief-Not Scheduled    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Wills and Testaments    (BASIC)
 Skill-Building: Breaking Down Brick Walls    (BASIC)
 Skill-Building: Evidence Analysis and Evaluation Using Case Studies    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Skill-Building: Nuts & Bolts of Reporting Research    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting & Extracting    (BASIC)
 Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Cemetery and Mortuary Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Census Records    (BASIC)
 US: Court Records    (ADVANCED)
 US: Immigration & Naturalization Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Institutional Records    (ADVANCED)
 US: Land Records    (BASIC)
 US: Migration Patterns    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Military Records    (ADVANCED)
 US: Newspaper Records    (ADVANCED)
 US: Occupational Records    (ADVANCED)
 US: Probate Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Religious Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 US: Religious Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 US: Vital Records, Understanding and Using The Records    (BASIC)

 Writing for Genealogy: Articles, Blogs, Research Reports and so much more    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Writing the Genealogistís Memoir    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Writing Your Family History Book    (BASIC)
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