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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.
 
Alphabetical Course Listing A-C ] D-F ] G-I ] J-L ] M-O ] P-R ] S-U ] V-Z ]

 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Births, Deaths & Marriages    (BASIC)
 Australian: Church Records    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Colonial Government Administration    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Convict Records    (BASIC)
 Australian: Government Administration and Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Australian: Health and Education Records    (ADVANCED)
 Australian: Immigration Records-Free Settlers    (BASIC)
 Australian: Land Records    (ADVANCED)
 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 Genealogy Business    (BASIC)
 Business Skills: Marketing your Skills and 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 and 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)
 Cemeteries: Restoration and Various Projects    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Connecting Family: Online and Virtually    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Danish: A Foundation of the History and Research    (BASIC)
 Demystifying Culture & Folklore    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Electronic Resources: Creating Your Family Web Site    (BASIC)
 Electronic Resources: Family Tree Maker - v2005-v16    (BASIC)
 Electronic Resources: Family Tree Maker - v2011    (BASIC)
 Electronic Resources: RootsMagic    (BASIC)
 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: Finding Living People-Heir Tracing, Military Repatriation    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Forensic Genealogy: including Dual Citizenship, Adoption Research    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Genealogy and Copyright Guidelines    (ADVANCED)
 Genetics and Genealogy    (ADVANCED)
 German: Chronological Considerations    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Church Records    (BASIC)
 German: Civil Registration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Emigration Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Introduction to German Research for North Americans    (BASIC)
 German: Locating Places in Germany    (BASIC)
 German: Published Sources    (ADVANCED)
 German: Reading the Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: Record Repositories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 German: The Language    (BASIC)
 Google for the Wise Genealogist    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Heraldry for the Family Historian    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Investigate: Adoption Records    (BASIC)
 Investigate: Lost Friends and Family Records    (BASIC)
 Irish: Archival Repositories    (BASIC)
 Irish: Census and Census Substitute Records    (BASIC)
 Irish: Civil Registration in Ireland    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Irish: Conformist and Non-Conformist Church Records    (BASIC)
 Irish: Court Records, State Papers, Parliamentary Documents    (ADVANCED)
 Irish: Electoral and 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: Case Studies and Evidence Analysis    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Census and Tax Records    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Church Records-Part 1    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: Church Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: Civil Registration Records-Part 1    (BASIC)
 Italian: Civil Registration Records-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Italian: History, Geography & Government Structure    (BASIC)
 Italian: Introduction to Research Outside of Italy    (BASIC)
 Italian: Language and Location    (BASIC)
 Italian: Military and Conscription Records    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Notarial and Land Records    (ADVANCED)
 Italian: Researching Ancestors Online in Databases & Indexes    (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)

 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)
 Organizing a One-Name Study    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Organizing a One-Place Study    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Palaeography: Reading & Understanding Historical Documents    (ADVANCED)
 Personal Historian: Telling the Stories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Photography: Clues Pictures Hold, Editing, Digitizing and Various Projects    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Planning a Fabulous Family Reunion    (BASIC)
 Planning a Research Trip Including Preparing for Salt Lake City    (BASIC)
 Planning a Research Trip to Ireland    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Producing Your Family Video    (BASIC)
 Protect Your Precious Documents    (BASIC)
 Research from Family History Centers to New FamilySearch    (BASIC)
 Research: 20th Century United States Records, Including Adoption Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Acadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: African American Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Alberta Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: American Records Using Ancestry.com    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: American World War II Ancestors - Part 1    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: American World War II Ancestors - Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Australian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: British Columbia Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Canadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Colonial New England Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Dutch Ancestors in the Netherlands    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Eastern European Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: English & Welsh Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: French-Canadian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: German Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Grandmothers, Mothers & Daughters-Tracing Women    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Irish Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Italian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Manitoba Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Mayflower Ancestry    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Native American Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: New Brunswick Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: New Zealand Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Newfoundland and Labrador    (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    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Slovak Ancestors-Part 1    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Slovak Ancestors-Part 2    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: The National Archives of England    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: U.S. Western States Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: Ukrainian Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Research: United Empire Loyalist Ancestors    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Researching Corporate, Business, Social, Church and Local Histories    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Researching French Forts of New France    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Researching House and Farm Histories    (INTERMEDIATE)

 Scottish/English: Occupations - Military and Services    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Beyond the OPRs-More Church Records    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Census Records    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Court and Government Records    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Criminals and Criminal Courts    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Education, Occupations and Business Records    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Emigration and Immigration    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: Land and Property    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Old Parish Registers    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Special Aspects of Scottish Research    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Statutory Registration    (BASIC)
 Scottish: Tax Records, Oaths and Rolls    (ADVANCED)
 Scottish: The Poor and Poor Relief    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Scottish: Wills and Testaments    (BASIC)
 Skill-Building: Breaking Down your Brick Walls    (BASIC)
 Skill-Building: Document Analysis-Working with Original Records    (ADVANCED)
 Skill-Building: Evidence Analysis and Evaluation including Case Studies    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Skill-Building: Nuts & Bolts of Reporting Research    (BASIC)
 Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting & Extracting    (BASIC)
 Social Media for the Wise Genealogist    (INTERMEDIATE)
 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 Report and so much more    (INTERMEDIATE)
 Writing Your Family History Book    (BASIC)

 
 

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