2018 GIS Training TBD
There are currently no GIS related classes planned for 2018 at the moment, please check back periodically for updates.
In the interim, last years materials are available for your reference.
You can download the training Workbook materials used during the 2017 trainings below. If you would like a copy of the data referenced in the trainings you can download a data package! Go to the VCGI Data Products Page and look for VCGI Training Data.
Intro to GIS/GPS/QGIS (range from 162 KB to 2.7 MB)
Powerpoints in PDF format:
Training Manual Chapters in PDF format:
- Chapter 1: Mapping and Digital Data Fundamentals (PDF, 343 KB)
- Chapter 2: Planning a GIS Project (PDF, 162 KB)
- Chapter 3: Online Mapping Tools (PDF, 1.6 MB)
- Chapter 4: Introduction to GPS (PDF, 653 KB)
- Chapter 5: Introduction to QGIS Projects, Data Layers and The Map View (PDF, 1.6 MB)
- Chapter 6: Data Acquisition Methods, Procedures, and Issues (PDF, 1.8 MB)
- Chapter 7: Layer Properties (PDF, 1.8 MB)
- Chapter 8: Understanding and Using Attribute Data, Queries, and Analysis (PDF, 1.6 MB)
- Chapter 9: Creating Map Layouts, Printing and Exporting (PDF, 1.3 MB )
Intro to ArcGIS 10.x Manual (2016) (PDF, 7 MB)
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