GIS Training August 2020 – GISc and disaster risk analysis – techniques for mapping risk areas

Using GISc to solve today’s most significant problem

The online three (3) day GISc course will provide participants with the knowledge to use GISc to analyse the impact of hazards and disaster risk, which include the COVID-19 outbreak.

The course will focus on using GISc and disaster risk analysis techniques for mapping risk areas for landslides and the COVID-19 outbreak.

The red areas indicate areas were landslides CAN occur.

Solving the problem

Specific questions that the course will answer include:

  1. Identification of high-risk areas for COVID-19 outbreak in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
  2. Identification of risk areas for landslides in Namakwa District, South Africa.

Course program

Please find the program here:

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Platform

Microsoft Teams will be used for training and trainees will be added to a Team through which they will receive more information.

QGIS will be the GIS software used during training.

Costing

LevelContentCost for 3 days
Tier 1Training and training materialR1500
Tier 2Training and training material. Three (3) hours of consultation after the training is completed.R 3000
Tier 3Training and training material. Five (5) hours of consultation after the training is completed.R5400

The consultation will be for six months after the completion of the course.  Other consultations can be booked here.

Date

The course will take place from 4 to 6 August 2020.

Booking

Please book here:

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