Introduction to QGIS

Use the form to the right to reserve your seat for our upcoming Introduction to QGIS course.  

Learn how to use QGIS, the open source desktop GIS software.
Next class: TBD

Course Overview

This is a two-day course that will teach students how to use the widely popular open source QGIS desktop GIS software. In this course we will help users learn how to use the QGIS Desktop software to create and edit GIS data and perform simple, but useful spatial analysis. This course is designed so users that are not familiar with GIS can learn the basics of GIS.


Overview of QGIS

What is QGIS
Why use open source
The QGIS user interface

Working with GIS data

Vector data
Raster data
Tabular data
Web Mapping Services
Selecting data
Spatial analysis 

Creating maps

Composing a map document
Adding map elements
Printing maps

Working with plugins

What are plugins
Installing plugins