Training attachments to OFP-SPC are often held in conjunction with the data management section. Generally attachments last for one week. The training programme is tailored to the individual and considers any previous experience and current needs. Training units may include: overviews of national and regional tuna data obligations, procedures and philosophies; basic, intermediate or advanced training in MS Office word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Use and familiarisation with data management tools and databases CES, MAPINFO, FTP, TUFMAN etc. For the more advanced users form query and report design are offered.
Fig: Officers that benefited from an attachment at OFP-SPC in 2010