QGIS Training

QGIS Training Course Outline

Our QGIS courses are designed to introduce users to QGIS and build on this to enable users to become competent in the software. We offer 2 levels of training, ‘QGIS Kickstart’ and ‘QGIS Discovery’

QGIS Kickstart Course

This 1 day course is designed to introduce first time GIS users or spatial professionals to the QGIS desktop application and provide them with skills to develop or add value to their existing GIS toolkit.

Attendees will learn techniques that will allow them to enhance their everyday desktop mapping capabilities.

As a hands-on course, the attendees can actively participate and experience real-world examples. It is a great opportunity to explore the possibilities that QGIS offers. The following is an outline for the QGIS Kickstart Training Course:

  • Introduction to QGIS
  • QGIS Basic Operations
  • QGIS Preferences
  • Projects
  • Bookmarks
  • Coordinate Reference Systems and On-the-Fly projection
  • Vector and Raster data concepts and working with them in QGIS
  • Layer Control
  • Adding and Editing Data (spatial and non-spatial)
  • Snapping and Topological editing Techniques
  • Styles and Labels
  • Composer Window and Output / Printing from QGIS
  • Introduction to Plugins
  • Support and User Community Resources

QGIS Discovery Course

This 1 day course is designed to follow up on the Kickstart course (Kickstart course is a pre-requisite) to enhance knowledge and build on more of the advanced QGIS Features available.

As a hands-on course, the attendees can actively participate and experience advanced mapping techniques that will enable users to use QGIS in a professional environment. The following is an outline for the QGIS Discovery Training Course:

  • Geoprocessing and advanced editing techniques
  • Introduction to the Processing toolbox
  • Heatmaps
  • Registering a Raster image
  • Web Services (WFS, WMS)
  • Plugins – explore and become familiar with some of the many plugins available
  • Database connections and editing data from a database
  • Advanced Styling and Rendering methods
  • Advanced Labelling
  • Map Series Generation / Atlas Mapping

Course Schedule:

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