|Course fee: KSH 80,000, USD 1,000||Start Date: 02/11/2020||End Date: 06/11/2020|
TRAINING ON GIS MAPPING AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS
The ability of GIS to store, retrieve, analyze model and map spatial data has enhanced its application. Geographic information systems are used in infrastructure management, project beneficiary mapping, service facilities mapping, land use planning, market analysis, impact analysis and utilities management.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
v Acquire, clean, and map GIS data
v Work with both vector and raster data
v Complete an entire GIS project on acquiring, processing, analyzing, and visualizing GIS data.
v Work with attributes and shapefiles in map making
v Geocode addresses to longitude and latitude coordinates
v Perform joins, clipping, normalization, and many more core GIS operations
v Work with vector and raster data
v Perform spatial analysis to better understand your data
v Create and share online maps using web GIS platforms
Introduction to GIS concepts
Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing
Components of GIS Systems
GIS Capabilities and Functions
Spatial Data Infrastructure
Introduction to GIS data
Data attribute table
Spatial Reference Systems
ODK and GIS
Introduction to Mobile Data Collection using ODK
GIS Mapping ODK collected data
GIS data acquisition
Extracting data from Satellite images
Remote sensing data
Extracting data from online GIS data sources
Obtaining Data from topographic sheets
Downloading Data from open street maps
Map making using QGIS software
Working with shapefiles and attribute data in QGIS
Loading GIS Data into QGIS
Vector and raster data layer
Working with attributes
Importing spreed sheets or CSVs
Adding a base map
Key Options of Geospatial Data Representations
Data and layout view
Layer order and transparency
Symbology and label
Styling geographical features
Basic vector styling
Basic raster styling
Raster mosaicing and clipping
Producing final map
Point pattern analysis
Heatmap in QGIS
Graduated point map
Offset point location
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.
TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT
v Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.
v The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
v Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.
v This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.
v For further inquiries, please contact us on email@example.com
v Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
v Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.