Available courses

GIS Fundamentals, including a practical introduction to GIS concepts and Spatial Data Infrastructures. This course should adequately prepare trainees for the basic utilisation of QGIS Desktop and GeoNode in a production setting. Users will learn to use and interact with basic GIS data types and services, access and load data and produce basic maps on both platforms.

This course is presented to transfer a working knowledge of SQL to the participants. During this course you will learn about

    • General database concepts, including what is a relational database?
    • SQL basics including syntax, structure, standards and conventions
    • Connecting to a database
    • Building queries including Commands, functions, operators, etc
    • Resources - documentation and tutorials

We understand that the best way to learn is by doing, and we have compiled the course curriculum in such a way as to maximise your time to discover and use the software we present. On completing the course you should be comfortable with key SQL concepts and ready to take this knowledge back to your workplace to use in productive work on a daily basis!

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course participants will understand and be able to:

    • Install a database and client
    • Load data into the database
    • Construct CRUD queries
    • Use various functions and operators
    • Find out how to extend their knowledge through self-learning
    • Practise SQL in their own time on their own installation



Advanced GIS Training modules for application specific training using FOSSGIS technologies. This course includes learning tracks for the following roles:

  • GIS Officer
  • Field Technician
  • GIS Analyst
  • Survey Technician
  • Operations Controller
  • Technical Support Analyst

GIS Fundamentals, including a practical introduction to GIS concepts and Spatial Data Infrastructures. This course should adequately prepare trainees for the basic utilisation of QGIS Desktop and GeoNode in a production setting. Users will learn to use and interact with basic GIS data types and services, access and load data and produce basic maps on both platforms.