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  • This one day course provides an intensive overview QGIS. The course is designed for experienced users of desktop GIS software who are looking to switch from another GIS package to QGIS, or learn about the features and functionality of the latest long term release of QGIS.

    Course Outline
    Module 1: Selecting and Filtering Data

    Adding data
    Joining tables
    Expression builder
    Select by location
    Module 2: Styling Vector Data

    Layer styling
    Composite symbols
    Data-defined styles
    Module 3: Creating and Managing Spatial Data

    Editing features
    Attribute field calculation
    Advanced digitisation
    Module 4: Geoprocessing and Vector Analysis

    Join attributes by location
    Spatial analysis
    Proximity analysis
    Module 5: Print Layouts

    Cartographic design
    Layout management
    Atlas generation
    Module 6: Georeferencing

    Adding raster layers
    Georeferencer plugin
    Georeferencing techniques

    CPD Points: 4

  • This two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new to GIS or QGIS.

    Course Outline - Day 1

    Module 1: Introduction to GIS and QGIS
    Fundamental GIS concepts
    Coordinate reference systems
    Open source QGIS software

    Module 2: Navigating QGIS
    Panels and toolbars
    Identifying features

    Module 3: Adding Data
    Data Source Manager
    Delimited text layers
    Web services
    Multiple map views
    Converting data

    Module 4: Querying Data
    Attribute joins
    Select by expression
    Select by location

    Module 5: Styles and Symbology
    Styling vector layers
    Symbol creation
    Saving and sharing styles
    Course Outline - Day 2

    Module 6: Manipulating Data
    Digitising features
    Attribute edits and field calculation
    Advanced editing
    3D Visualisation

    Module 7: Georeferencing
    Adding raste...