GIS Mapping, Visualization and Analysis using QGIS Course
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GIS Mapping, Visualization and Analysis using QGIS Course

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Course Title: GIS Mapping, Visualization and Analysis using QGIS


The GIS Mapping, Visualization, and Analysis using QGIS course provides participants with the essential skills to effectively utilize the QGIS software for spatial data management, mapping, visualization, and analysis. This course is designed to cater to beginners and intermediate users who want to harness the power of GIS for their data-driven decision-making processes. Participants will gain hands-on experience in working with spatial data, creating maps, and conducting various analytical tasks using QGIS.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of GIS and its applications in various industries.
  2. Navigate and utilize the QGIS software for spatial data management and analysis.
  3. Create and edit vector and raster datasets in QGIS.
  4. Perform basic and advanced geospatial analysis using QGIS tools and plugins.
  5. Design and produce visually appealing maps and cartographic outputs.
  6. Apply spatial analysis techniques to solve real-world problems.
  7. Integrate external data sources and work with different coordinate systems.
  8. Develop customized workflows and automate geoprocessing tasks in QGIS.

Organizational Benefits: Upon completion of this course, organizations can expect the following benefits:

  1. Improved data management and decision-making through spatial analysis.
  2. Enhanced visualization capabilities for better communication of spatial information.
  3. Cost savings by utilizing open-source software (QGIS) instead of proprietary GIS tools.
  4. Increased efficiency in data processing and analysis.
  5. Access to a skilled workforce capable of utilizing QGIS for mapping and analysis tasks.
  6. Improved understanding of geospatial patterns and relationships within the organization.
  7. Enhanced capability to integrate and analyze spatial data from various sources.
  8. Improved data accuracy and quality control in spatial analysis.

Who Should Attend: This course is suitable for professionals and individuals who work with spatial data or have an interest in GIS. It is particularly beneficial for:

  1. GIS analysts, technicians, and specialists.
  2. Environmental and urban planners.
  3. Geographers and geoscientists.
  4. Researchers and analysts working with spatial data.
  5. Engineers and surveyors.
  6. Professionals in natural resource management and conservation.
  7. Decision-makers involved in location-based planning and analysis.
  8. Students and researchers interested in spatial analysis and mapping.


5 days(Duration, module sequence, and content can be customized based on specific training needs and objectives.)

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to GIS and Spatial Data

  • Understanding the fundamentals of GIS
  • Overview of spatial data types and formats
  • Introduction to QGIS software and its capabilities

Module 2: QGIS Interface and Navigation

  • Exploring the QGIS interface and layout
  • Navigation tools and shortcuts
  • Customizing the workspace for efficient usage

Module 3: Data Acquisition and Management in QGIS

  • Importing and exporting spatial data in different formats
  • Creating and managing data layers in QGIS
  • Working with attribute data and relational databases

Module 4: Basic Cartography and Map Design in QGIS

  • Design principles for creating visually appealing maps
  • Styling and symbolizing map elements
  • Creating thematic maps using different visualization techniques

Module 5: Spatial Analysis Tools in QGIS

  • Performing spatial queries and attribute-based selections
  • Overlay analysis for combining and analyzing spatial datasets
  • Buffering, proximity analysis, and spatial joins

Module 6: Geoprocessing and Automation in QGIS

  • Introduction to geoprocessing tools in QGIS
  • Automating workflows using batch processing and model builder
  • Creating and executing custom scripts using the QGIS Python console

Module 7: Advanced Visualization Techniques in QGIS

  • Using advanced symbology and labeling techniques
  • Creating 3D visualizations and terrain models
  • Working with time-based data and animations

Module 8: Web Mapping and Data Sharing with QGIS

  • Publishing maps and data to the web using QGIS Server and QGIS Cloud
  • Creating interactive web maps using QGIS2Web and other plugins
  • Collaborative data sharing and editing using QGIS Server and QGIS Cloud

Module 9: Spatial Analysis and Modeling in QGIS

  • Terrain analysis and modeling using elevation data
  • Spatial interpolation techniques for creating continuous surfaces
  • Suitability analysis and site selection using raster and vector data

Module 10: Network Analysis in QGIS

  • Creating and analyzing network datasets
  • Routing analysis and shortest path calculations
  • Network-based service area analysis

Module 11: Spatial Statistics and Hotspot Analysis in QGIS

  • Introduction to spatial statistics and patterns
  • Performing statistical analysis on spatial data
  • Identifying spatial clusters and hotspots using different techniques

Module 12: Georeferencing and Digitization in QGIS

  • Georeferencing raster images and scanned maps
  • Digitizing and editing vector data from non-spatial sources
  • Converting paper maps into digital formats using QGIS tools

Module 13: Remote Sensing and Image Analysis in QGIS

  • Importing and analyzing satellite imagery in QGIS
  • Image classification and land cover mapping
  • Change detection and time-series analysis

Module 14: Mobile Data Collection with QGIS

  • Configuring QGIS for mobile data collection
  • Collecting field data using QGIS plugins and mobile apps
  • Integrating mobile data with desktop GIS workflows

Module 15: Spatial Data Visualization and Storytelling

  • Creating interactive maps and data visualizations in QGIS
  • Presenting spatial data effectively using storytelling techniques
  • Publishing and sharing maps and visualizations online

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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