Introduction to QGIS Training (One-Day course) – 12th February 2020

Our one-day course introduces the use of QGIS (an Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS)) and will explain how QGIS software can be used to undertake a range of ecological mapping functions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to draw a Phase 1 habitat map using QGIS software and use QGIS to undertake a range of other mapping tasks.

Course Content

The course will include the following elements:

  • Initial Setup of QGIS;
  • Plugins;
  • Raster and Vector Files;
  • Main Controls;
  • Drawing Polgons, Line and Point Files;
  • Phase 1 Pallete & Categorised Styling;
  • Buffers;
  • Importing data; and
  • Using Print Composer.

Course Information

  • The course will cost £100.00 per person inclusive of VAT.
  • The course runs from 10:00am until 16:00pm.
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.
  • All attendees will be issued with a certificate of attendance.
  • The course will be held at our offices in Penarth, near Cardiff, South Wales.

Other Requirements

If possible, please could you bring a WiFi enabled laptop and mouse to the course.

Contact us on 029 2065 0331 or enquiries@acerecology.co.uk for more information or to enrol.