Autumn GIS training and events

Whatever you hope to achieve this Autumn, we can help you turbocharge your performance…

Running effective databases

Our PostGIS DBA Essentials course will give you an understanding of the admin tasks required for a PostGIS database. Split over two afternoons on the 7th and 8th of September, it costs just £400.

Transitioning to open source GIS

If you want to use the latest GIS software without incurring licence fees, join us on 5th and 12th October for our GQIS Essentials course. At just £550, it’s a cost-effective alternative to buying licences for proprietary software! There’s no need to install QGIS locally, we provide everything in the cloud, accessed via a browser. You’ll learn how to load vector data, use raster layers, style data, work with databases and create print layouts.

Using open source GIS to its full potential

Our QGIS Advanced course on 16th November will introduce you to advanced features such as 3D visualisation, point cluster styling and spatialising raster images, such as old maps. Delegates booking before the 5th of October can take advantage of the Early Bird rate of £360.

Managing spatial data more effectively

If your spatial data needs to be managed more effectively, join our GeoServer Essentials course. This is delivered on four consecutive afternoons, starting on the 11th October. Using GeoServer will help you meet the requirements of the GeoSpatial Consortium (OGC) standards. The cost is £800.

GeoServer Advanced will help you add advanced vector & raster formats and serve rasters using a WCS. After this afternoon course on 23rd and 24th November, you should be able to add complex data (including MetOc – Meteorological and Oceanographic) and make use of the REST API to automate adding data and styles. You will also have a basic knowledge of how to add printing services to GeoServer. Delegates booking before the 12th of October can take advantage of the Early Bird rate of £360.

Automating your geoprocessing

Our Python Essentials course on 19th October will provide you with an introduction to thinking in a Pythonic way. You’ll cover the fundamentals of the language and be in good stead for the Python for QGIS course. Book before the 7th September for just £360.

Python for QGIS will provide you with a basic intro to the admin tasks required for a PostGIS database. You’ll also benefit from a step-by-step guide for PostgreSQL and PostGIS installation in the Windows environment. During the one-day course you will also explore user access (including remote connections) and how roles and role groups can be used to manage security on a PostgresSQL server. This course next runs on the 2nd November. An Early Bird offer of £360 is available until the 21st September.

Managing your metadata

We’ll be showcasing our new metadata management tools at the GEO Business show at Excel on 24th and 25th November. Join us on our stand or arrange to have a coffee with us somewhere quieter!

Join us at FOSS4G

You can see some of our team in action at this year’s FOSS4G, including Jo Cook and Dan Ormsby. We’ll publish more details in due course.

Note about training

To get the most out of your training, please read through the course information carefully to ensure you have the required knowledge and hardware needed. If you have any doubts, please give us a call on 01372 744009 or complete our contact form. For bookings of multiple courses or delegates, a 10% discount on the total booking cost is applied at checkout.

All courses come with CPD points. Certificates can be supplied on request.

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