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GEO INFOMETICS

Introduction to ArcGIS (Arc Geographic Information System)

  • Course Duration3 days
  • Theory30%
  • Tasks70%
  • AssessmentTest & Tasks
  • Test Duration30 minutes
  • LanguageEnglish

Urban & Regional Planners, Transportation Planners, Environmentalists, Civil & Mining Engineers, Landscape Architects, Geographers, Geologists, Wildlife Biologists, and anyone who have their feet on the ground. Business analysts who wish to study their data in the spatial sense can take advantage of geospatial findings that they cannot immediately see on tabular data also stand to benefit, eg in marketing and sales, banking customers on foot falls to ATMs and volumes transacted, location of competition, etc.

Pre-course requirements

Anyone who can understand North, South, East and West directions on 2 and 3 dimensional orientations in the computer. Working proficiency in Windows PC. School level Geography knowledge is an advantage.

Assessments

The participant is assessed at the end of the training for theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Test duration 30 minutes consists of mixture of questions to which student has to provide short description answers and choose the best answer to multiple choice questions.

Practical Exam, including viva voce - 30 minutes.

Certificate

Participants obtaining 50% and above in assessment are provided with a certificate of participation.

Participants obtaining 80% and above in both theory and practical are provided a proficiency certificate.

Course Duration

3 Days (includes assessment)

Course Timing

9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day

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  • GIS Fundamentals – Software, GIS Data Structures and Models
  • Data Creation - Georeferencing / Transformation, physical and logical design, Digitization, Attribute entry and retrieval
  • Tables- Relationship, Cardinality and Joins
  • Query - using SQL statements
  • Analysis – Buffer/Proximity Analysis, Union, Intersect.
  • Data outputs - Map Layout creation and Printing
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) – collecting data in field with GPS
  • Importing & Exporting data – GPS data, Google Earth, KML
  • Creating statistics & reporting

Urban & Regional Planners, Transportation Planners, Environmentalists, Civil & Mining Engineers, Landscape Architects, Geographers, Geologists, Wildlife Biologists, and anyone who have their feet on the ground.

GIS Technician / GIS Engineer – these people are the foundation to all data we see on maps and mobile devices now. They create, update and manage the data for us. A GIS Developer also needs this course knowledge before they can build map portals