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Fundamentals of ArcGIS - June 5-6, 2017

King County GIS Center

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Fundamentals of ArcGIS - June 5-6, 2017

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General Public
General Public Registration is for Non-King County employees only. King County Employees please enter a valid promotional code.
Jun 2, 2017 $1,050.00 $0.00

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Overview

ArcGIS is a powerful and complex tool for viewing and analyzing data. With so much functionality available in the software, it can be difficult to get started. This 2-day class teaches essential skills for being efficient with ArcGIS. Explore GIS data through ArcMap and create maps to illustrate relationships in the data. Learn methods of displaying data with symbols and text. See how to ask questions of the data and get answers.

Audience

This class is primarily for those who want to learn the basics of ArcGIS.

Topics Covered

Day 1

  • Introduction to GIS
    • What is GIS?
    • What is ArcGIS?
  • Starting ArcMap
    • GIS data
    • Working with ArcMap
  • Layer symbology
    • Changing symbology
    • Display properties
  • Layer properties
    • Table of contents
    • Labels
    • Layer files & packages

Day 2

  • Selections and queries
    • Selecting features
    • Interactive selection
    • Select by attributes
    • Select by location
    • Using the selection
  • Layouts
    • Data view and layout view
    • Creating a map
    • Map elements
    • Map output
  • GIS data types
    • GIS data
    • Catalog
    • Item description
    • Finding data
    • Spatial reference
  • Tables and geoprocessing
    • Plotting coordinates
    • Basic geoprocessing tools

Prerequisites and Recommendations

Students should have knowledge of Microsoft Windows®.

What You Will Receive

  • 15 hours of instruction from a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT).
  • Use of a student PC while in class, with appropriate GIS software and access to training data.
  • A TeachMeGIS student workbook (to keep) which includes the lecture slides, exercises, and a DVD of the training data.
  • Upon completion, a signed completion certificate which will indicate the CEUs (1.5) and GISCI points (0.375) earned.
  • KCGIS Center’s “30-for-30 Support Plan”—30 minutes of one-on-one instructor phone support for up to 30 days after class completion. This is our commitment to you to help ensure that you can apply your new GIS skills successfully.

Our Students Speak

“Great introduction—I liked the combination of lecture, textbook, and exercises. The exercises were especially efficient in touching on many different aspects without going into too much detail. Thanks!”

“Well done. I put my GIS skills to use the first week back on the job. Thank you!”

“Good simple explanations. Tough but doable exercises”

“This class is for anyone needing to make accurate maps containing data appropriate for their needs and to share with others who may not be able to get the information accurately and in one place.”

 

KCGIS Training Terms and Conditions

By registering for one of our classes, you agree to our Terms and Conditions; you may review them here: http://kingcounty.gov/services/gis/training/TermsConditions.aspx. 

 

King County Employees: King Co. Employees are eligible for a discounted rate. Please visit  "How to Register for KCGIS Training". 

State of Washington Employees: Visit your Human Resources Training and Development "How to Register" web page.

Attention - Veterans with GI Bill Benefits:

Selected programs of study at the King County GIS Center are approved by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board’s State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of veterans and eligible beneficiaries under Title 38 and Title 10, USC. For more information on GI Bill benefits see www.gibill.va.gov (external link).

If you intend to use your GI Bill Veterans education benefits, indicate so on the registration payment page and send your USVA Enrollment Certificate to gistraining@kingcounty.gov

Have questions about Fundamentals of ArcGIS - June 5-6, 2017? Contact King County GIS Center

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King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Room: 7289 Computer Training Room (located in the 7th floor elevator lobby)
Seattle, WA 98104

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PDT)


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