Geo-ICT Training Center, The Netherlands

200 courses, 20 online supports,

60 moocs, 30 trainees

Course: ArcGIS Desktop Basics

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The Course ArcGIS Desktop Basics lasts 3 days and costs € 1095. In this training you will learn
handle the ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 package from the supplier ESRI.

Course content

ArcGIS Desktop 10.x, of which ArcMap is the most important part, is a powerful Desktop GIS solution from ESRI. This basic course lasts 3 days and you will get to know the package across the board.

Day 1: Intro, base ArcMap

This day you will receive a complete overview of the package. The entire user interface is run through so that you quickly know your way around it. The following topics will be discussed in this first day: general use of ArcGIS, adding layers, presentation and plot settings, visualizing geo data, text labels, thematic presentations, exchange with other systems such as Office, use of National Geo Register and other Catalog Services, Unlocking WMS services and using public WMS and Tiling services, searching and retrieving alphanumeric data, PDOK, Openstreet Maps.

Day 2: Analysis and Queries

Various queries and analyzes can be released on a well-filled ArcGIS database. That is the power of GIS. Do analyzes and visualize the results. In this day, you will gain knowledge of and insight into the structuring of spatial information in raster models and vector models. Various issues and practical applications clarify how GIS analyzes can contribute to the provision or acquisition of information on spatial issues. The student practices with overlay analyzes, buffer analyzes and proximity analyzes. Finally, you will learn to make a nice layout and to print tickets.

Day 3: Mutation, various drawing, edit and mutation functions

In this day you will learn to mutate existing geometry and draw in new geometry. You create map layers and you draw objects yourself. This way you learn to read CAD files and to copy lines in a GIS layer with which you then create GIS objects. You will then learn to link administrative data to these GIS objects. You will also learn to do (bulk) mutations on GIS objects. This is how you build a GIS file from other sources.

Learning goals

  • Get to know the package in full
  • Load vector and raster data
  • Make analyzes and queries
  • Connecting to web services and databases

You may also be interested in the ArcGIS Pro 2D Basics course or in our ArcGIS / Python course.

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