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

GIS Courses (Basic & Advanced)

GIS Courses (Basic & Advanced)2019-01-09T00:22:25+00:00

Basic GIS Course

Certification Programme Start End Duration Tuition Fee
Certificate 3 Feb 2019 28 Mar 2019 8 Weeks 1,000 OMR Register

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27 Oct 2019 19 Dec 2019

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 Tuition Fee
Certificate 14 Apr 2019 9 May 2019 4 Weeks 600 OMR Register

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7 July 2019 1 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019 17 Oct 2019

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.