Nectar Research Cloud Learning Resources -  Build your practical cloud skills & knowledge with Nectar Research Cloud learning resources, which have varying modes of delivery to suit different user's needs. 

Online live training 

Online Introductory live training will be delivered monthly, via zoom. Training dates and registration information will be updated here as they become available. 

Come and Try the Nectar Cloud

This session is for researchers who are unsure as to what the Cloud is and why it's beneficial to their research. They will hear about some use cases, and then try some basic skills.

Introduction to the Virtual Desktop Service

Want to use Cloud resources and have a Desktop ready to go? Our new Virtual Desktop service allows you to do this! Come to this session to learn more and the basics of using it. 

Getting started with the Nectar Cloud Training 

This session is for researchers who know they want to use the Cloud, and want to dive straight into learning all the hands on skills needed to get started.

Containers on the Nectar Cloud Training

This training is split into two parts. The first part includes using Docker for single containers, and the second part covering orchestration using Kubernetes. Note: registration for part 2, is only open to those who attend part 1.

Security on the Nectar Cloud Training

The training shows you the basics principles to keep your Nectar Cloud work secure, including practices to include in your daily use and other concepts to be aware of.


If you are interested in training, sign up for updates via our Expression of Interest form, and we will keep you updated as to when more training comes available.

Self paced materials

Self Help Knowledge Base Articles 

These articles provide further contextual information about the various elements (e.g. storage, security etc) and services of the Nectar Cloud. Access the self help articles

On Demand -  Self Paced Online Tutorials 

Our technical tutorials are for beginner, intermediate and advanced users and we also explain some of our non-technical topics. View the tutorial site here: