This training introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps. This course comprises 10 modules, each with their own learning objectives and target deliverable. Modules consist of an applied “hands-on” lesson.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
Module 1: Introduction to new maps plus, cartography and GIS, and creating maps in QGIS
Module 2: Thematic data mapping with table joins
Module 03: Geocoding and point in polygon analysis
Module 04: Hexbin and heat mapping
Module 05: Creating and editing vector Geometries
Module 06: Openstreetmap data and Introduction to Geoprocessing tools
Module 07: Geoprocessing in QGIS and automating workflows
Module 10: Bringing it all together (course project)
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817? +250 789 621 067
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course
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