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Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS) Level 1

Course Fee $450.00

No. of Places 15 of 15

Start January 12, 2020

End January 16, 2020

Location Erbil - MSELECT Academy


What is ArcGIS?

It is a geographic information system used for working with maps and geographic information to create maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and discovering geographic information, using maps and geographic information in a range of applications, and managing geographic information in a database.


Why take this course

After this course you will have a solid background on ArcGIS, both theoretically and practically. You will understand the core concepts of working on ArcGIS projects. Practically, you will gain skills to do any task in ArcGIS from creating required data, displaying, managing, analyzing and filtering based on location and attributes and symbolizing data until preparing a layout for printing and sharing.



The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work.



The course outline for Intermediate/advanced



Day 1: Introduction to ArcGIS

  • Introduction to ArcGIS

  • Exploring ESRI ArcGIS software

  • Types of GIS data.

  • ESRI data format

  • Create ArcGIS data

Day 2: Editing 1

  • Edit ArcGIS data

  • Manage and modify features, point, polyline and polygon

  • Add and modify attributes

Day 3: Symbology, Labeling and Layout

  • Symbolizing data based on geometry types

  • Advanced symbology, using attributes

  • Unique symbol

  • Categorical symbols

  • Graduated symbols

  • Charts

  • Labelling

  • Querying and selecting spatial data

  • Interactive selection

  • Selecting using query BOX

  • Query-based on attributes

  • Query-based on location

  • Combined query

  • Layout

  • The elements of layout

  • Prepare layout

  • Export map document

Day 4: Using GPS for data collection (this session includes outside group work using GPS)

  • How GPS works

  • How to collect data using GPS?

  • Read GPS data in ArcGIS

  • Import data to ArcGIS

  • Georeferencing images

  • Importing, managing and converting other sources of data

  • Display CAD, Tabular, etc

  • Convert them to ArcGIS data

Day 5: ESRI Geodatabases (Spatial container)

  • Types of geodatabases

  • Create geodatabases

  • Import shapefile to geodatabase


Time and Location:

  • Date: 12th January – 16th January 2020

  • Time: 09:00 until 15:00

  • Location: Erbil, MSELECT Academy.

  • Duration: 5 days (30hrs)



  • Understand how ArcGIS desktop works

  • Understand GIS data and their formats

  • Create and use maps

  • Compile geographic data

  • Use maps and GIS for a wide range of applications

  • Manage geographical data in a database


About the trainer:

Nabaz Mohammed has been working on the ArcGIS system since 2009, by building and maintaining GIS enterprise systems for utility sectors. He created GIS systems for public sectors, private sectors and also as a volunteer on several projects. Nabaz has given lectures at The University of Slemani, Architect Department and also at the Polytechnic University of Sulaimanyah. 



Must be made 5 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.


How do I register?

You can register by emailing with the following details:

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For more information, please call 066 261 4455


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