Training

Improve your GIS skills

If you’re looking for OSGeo technology training, you’ve come to the right place. Our experienced trainers have enabled hundreds of delegates to use geospatial software more effectively.

Explore our range of public courses or contact us for a bespoke training course tailored especially for your needs.  

Our online training includes QGIS (Essentials and Advanced), PostGIS (Essentials and DBA Essentials), GeoServer (Essentials and Advanced), Python Essentials and Python for QGIS.

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Training

AGI certified training courses

Our courses are accredited for CPD points by the AGI, where appropriate. 

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QGIS Essentials – 12 CPD points

A two day introduction to QGIS where prior GIS experience is a prerequisite. You’ll learn about loading, styling and editing both file & database data. Analysis by filtering and querying then connecting to web services to supplement print outputs.

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QGIS Advanced – 4 CPD points

A one day course covering advanced functionality such as Atlas (for automated print production), Georeferencing, Raster Analysis, Graphical Modelling and Time Manager will guarantee to save you time in your everyday work through automation.

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Python for QGIS– 4 CPD points

A one day course covering using Python to interact with and extend QGIS. This course assumes some prior knowledge of Python (such as our Python Essentials course) and a basic familiarity with QGIS to really maximise your implementation.

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Python Essentials

A one day introduction to thinking in a Pythonic way covering the fundamentals of the language and putting you in good stead for the Python for our QGIS Essentials  course.

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GeoServer Essentials – 8 CPD points

A two day introduction which will enable you to install and use a GeoServer instance after day one. Day two covers styling Layers, the INSPIRE plugin, making a simple WFS query and basic security.

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GeoServer Advanced – 4 CPD points

This one day course covers adding advanced vector and raster formats and serve WCS rasters adding complex data (inc MetOc), adding printing services and making use of the GeoServer REST API.

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PostGIS Essentials – 8 CPD points

A two day introduction where QGIS Essentials has been completed or relevant GIS experience is a prerequisite and knowledge of relational databases and SQL is desirable but not essential.

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PostGIS DBA Essentials – 4 CPD points

A one day PostGIS DBA Essentials course, for which prior attendance on the PostGIS Essentials course is a prerequisite. Basic Administration tasks as a step-by-step guide in a Windows Environment.

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Training locations

All public training courses are currently delivered online. In non-COVID times, we provide training around the country or we can come to your offices to minimise travelling expenses. 

Epsom (main office)
Bristol
Birmingham
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Customer testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our customers have to say:

The trainer was fantastic and it was great to have a real expert in her field training us.

A competent SQL skill level should be a prerequisite as the course moves pretty fast.

Such a small group meant the training was customised to our individual needs.