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Throughout the year we run a range of training sessions, details of these can be found below.

Date Location Cost
Learn QGIS in a Day : Basics
21st May 2019 University of Surrey, Guildford £250*
Learn QGIS in a Day : Beyond the Basics
22nd May 2019 University of Surrey, Guildford £250
QGIS for Archaeology
12th June 2019 University of Surrey, Guildford £250
Learn QGIS with Open Data
TBA TBA £250

* Get Learn QGIS in a Day : Basics and :Beyond the Basics for £350 when booked together.

What you need to know

  • All our training courses are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
  • Refreshments and lunch are provided
  • You will be provided with learning material and a usb stick of data and supporting files.
  • Training runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • A £50 deposit (non-refundable) to secure your place
  • Access to an AWS PostGIS instance for up to 30 days post training
  • Post training support

To book a place email

Learn QGIS in a Day : Basics

This course teaches you how to get started with QGIS in a day. During the day you will learn the fundamental elements of QGIS using a range of Open-Data and Samples of premium data from Ordnance Survey. Get this course and Beyond the Basics together for £350

  • Loading Vectors, Rasters and Web Services
  • Introduction to Vector and Raster processing tools
  • Creating and Editing data
  • Styling and Rendering Data
  • Printing Maps
  • Explore other Foss GeoSpatial software

Learn QGIS in a Day : Beyond the Basics

This course is for those who have either attended our training session QGIS in a Day : Basics or have a good grounding in QGIS. During this training session you will go beyond the basics, looking at..

  • PostGIS and SQL
  • GeoPackages
  • Attribute Tables and Forms
  • Advanced Styling
  • Print Layout, Atlas and Reports
  • Basic Processing Models
  • 3D mapping

Learn QGIS with Open Data

Using a wide range of Open Data sources you will not only learn where to source Open Data but also learn how to load and work with them in QGIS. We will focus on using Ordnance Survey, Environment Agency, Office of National Statics and data from Data.Gov.UK with the aim of joining, merging and cross referencing the data in QGIS to get a deep understanding of location.

  • Learn QGIS through data exploration
  • Loading and Consuming different Open Data types
  • Styling and rendering Open Data
  • Joining and Merging data to create new data via Processing Tools in QGIS

QGIS for Archaeology

QGIS for Archaeology takes a look at how Archaeological data can be used within GIS. Not just to produce a 'nice map' but to further ask questions of a site and drive a research agenda. Using QGIS we will explore its use for Desk Based Assesments, Pre and Post Excavation work and Research work.

  • Georeferencing
  • LiDAR processing
  • Research and Reports
  • Site analysis Pre and Post Excavation

The Loose Goat Ltd


0777 236 4721



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