Introduction to QGIS - GeoData Institute


01/12/2020 - 02/12/2020    
09:30 - 16:30


GeoData Institute
University of Southampton, Southampton, England, SO17 1BJ

This 2-day course examines the processes involved in the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, presentation and output of digital geographical data in a GIS and provides opportunities for the development of practical skills in processing data using a leading Open Source GIS software package, QGIS.

The course comprises a series of presentations and computer-based practical sessions using QGIS software with example datasets taken from a variety of fields.

This course is intended for those who have little or no GIS knowledge and those who wish to use a free software.

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction to GIS and Open Source GIS
  • Introduction to QGIS
  • Using QGI
  • Data Management and Data Sources
  • Using Tables

Day 2

  • Selections and Queries
  • Creating and Editing Layers
  • Producing Maps
  • Geoprocessing & Other Tools / Extensions

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AGI CPD Points: 8

Continuing Professional Development