GIS Courses (Basic & Advanced) – Institute of Topographical Sciences

GIS Courses (Basic & Advanced)

GIS Courses (Basic & Advanced)2020-01-02T23:39:51+00:00

Basic GIS Course

Certification Programme Start End Duration
Certificate 26 Jun 2020 19 Mar 2020 8 Weeks Register

ENQUIRIES

24 May 2020 16 July 2020

The basic course in GIS explains the basic concepts of GIS, data base generation and deriving query based solutions, and familiarizes students with the different applications required in the GIS environment. The 8-week course covers the following topics:

  • Basic Theory and Concepts

  • GIS Components

  • Introduction to ArcGIS Software

  • GPS Data Collection and Importing Inside ArcGIS

  • Database Creation; Spatial, Attribute and Metadata

  • Raster & Vector Data

  • Topology and Arc Node Concept, Topological Errors

  • Data Analysis & Output

  • Buffers & Queries

  • Maps & Reports

Advanced GIS Course

Certification Programme Start End Duration
Certificate 5 Apr 2020 30 Apr 2020 4 Weeks Register

ENQUIRIES

13 Sep 2020 8 Oct 2020
22 Nov 2020 18 Dec 2020

The advanced GIS course runs for 4-weeks and provides additional information about the most important topics including:

  • Database: Types of Database, Database Creation, Feature Themes and Classes, Loading and Importing Data, Domains & Subtypes

  • Customizing Symbols

  • Representations

  • Layer Files

  • Spatial Analysis: Network Analysis

  • 3D Analysis: Contour, TIN, Hillshade

  • Model Builder

  • Automatic Vectorization

  • Google Sketchup

  • Arcscene

Entry Requirements for Both Basic & Advanced GIS Courses:

  • A fair knowledge of geomatics and computers.

  • A good level of English.