NGIS: Introduction to ArcGIS course in Perth on 10-12 July

Event Date: 
10 July 2017 to 12 July 2017
$1 950.00
NGIS Training Venue
1A/53 Burswood Road

This practical 3-day course gives you a comprehensive introduction to the ArcGIS desktop software, equipping you with the skills to use the core functionality of the ArcGIS package. The exercises will introduce you to the ArcGIS applications: ArcMap for visualising and editing data; ArcCatalog for data and metadata management; and ArcToolbox for geoprocessing. By the end of the course, you will have a sound understanding of basic geospatial concepts and the skills to create, edit and work with geospatial data using the ArcGIS software package.

PREREQUISITES: No previous experience with ArcGIS software is required, although experience with using Microsoft Windows is essential.

Course content:
- ArcGIS basics including the ArcMap Map Document, an introduction to layers, the ArcCatalog interface and viewing attribute data for layers.
- Navigating in ArcMap: Utilising the pan and zoom tools to move around data in ArcMap, using the Magnifier and Overview window to improve the ease of navigation, and creating spatial bookmarks.
- Displaying data in ArcMap: Moving and grouping layers of data, specifying display and reference scales.
- Coordinate Systems in ArcMap: Setting and changing coordinate systems for viewing layers in ArcMap, specifying the coordinate readout format.
- ArcCatalog Functionality: Perform specific GIS data searches, view and edit metadata for datasets, create data connections, and preview datasets before adding them into ArcMap.
- Internet Data Sources: Streaming live GIS data from internet sources directly into the ArcMap Map Document.
- Exploring Attribute Tables: Viewing, querying and calculating values for tables.
- ArcMap Symbology: Using the suite of ArcGIS symbols and symbology tools to effectively portray the features from respective datasets, displaying data by categorising features and setting layer transparency.
- Advanced Querying: Query data using SQL query statements, use spatial queries to select features with respect to other features, join tables together based on common fields.
- Creating Data: Create Shapefiles, setup Geodatabases with attribute domains and feature classes, and import data into a Geodatabase.
- Editing Spatial Data: Create point, line and polygon features using the array of editing tools in ArcMap.
- Creating a Map: Setup a page layout, create grids, legends and scale bars, export a finished map product.

NGIS Australia
08 9355 6000
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