Training

The following courses are planned for 2021:

Introduction in GISc and QGIS (Level 1)

  • Date: 9 – 11 February 2021

One of the aims of the course is to introduce the students to GISc concepts that will help them in conducting their GIS work.

QGIS will be used as GIS software to learn GIS functionality. Basic GIS functions will be taught to analyse data and visualise the results.

The practical application will be to identify Covid-19 hotspots in Bloemfontein.

  • Costing:

Costing for the course will apply a tier mechanism to calculate the cost of attending the training:

Tier 1 includes training and training material. Cost = R500 per day.

Tier 2 includes training, training material and three (3) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 000 per day.

Tier 3 includes training, training material and five (5) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 800 per day.

Creating a dashboard using QGIS

Date: 22 June 2021

The online one (1) day GISc course will provide participants with the knowledge to use QGIS to create graphs and tables that can be used as a dashboard for projects.  The dashboard is linked to a geographical area based on a created atlas.

Example

Course program

  1. Course outlay.
  2. Important GISc concepts.
  3. QGIS introduction.
  4. Prepare the database for analysis (Geopackage/File Geodatabase),
    1. Capture data,
    2. Manage data,
    3. Etc.
  5. Creating a dashboard by constructing graphs and atlases.

Costing

Costing for the course will apply a tier mechanism to calculate the cost of attending the training:

  • Tier 1 will include training and training material. Cost = R750 per day.
  • Tier 2 will include training, training material and one (1) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 000 per day.
  • Tier 3 will include training, training material and two (2) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 800 per day.

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 22 June 2021.

Booking

Please book here:

Here

Creating catchment or service areas using QGIS

Date: 23 June 2021

The online one (1) day GISc course will provide participants with the knowledge to use QGIS to create catchment or service areas of features such as shopping centres or towns. Techniques that will be used include Thiesson Polygons, Iso-Areas and OD-Matrixes (Origin and Destination).

Course program

  1. Course outlay.
  2. Important GISc concepts.
  3. QGIS introduction.
  4. Prepare the database for analysis (Geopackage/File Geodatabase),
    1. Capture data,
    2. Manage data,
    3. Etc.
  5. Create catchment/service areas and OD-Matrixes.

Costing

Costing for the course will apply a tier mechanism to calculate the cost of attending the training:

  • Tier 1 will include training and training material. Cost = R750 per day.
  • Tier 2 will include training, training material and three (1) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 000 per day.
  • Tier 3 will include training, training material and five (2) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 800 per day.

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 23 June 2021.

Booking

Please book here:

Here

Using Excel for GIS analysis

Date: 24 June 2021

The online one (1) day GISc course will provide participants with the knowledge to use Excel to analyse and map spatial trends.  Data with location (latitude and longitude, geographical names, kml and shapefiles) will be used in the analysis process.

Course program

  1. Course outlay.
  2. Important GISc concepts.
  3. Excel introduction.
  4. Prepare and discuss databases for analysis.
  5. Excel analysis and mapping.

Costing

Costing for the course will apply a tier mechanism to calculate the cost of attending the training:

  • Tier 1 will include training and training material. Cost = R750 per day.
  • Tier 2 will include training, training material and one (1) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 000 per day.
  • Tier 3 will include training, training material and two (2) hours of consultation after the training is completed. Cost = R1 800 per day.

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 24 June 2021.

Booking

Please book here:

Here

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