• Introduction to GIS and ArcGIS
  • Intermediate Course in GIS and ArcGIS (Analysis Tools & Geoprocessing)
  • Advanced Course in GIS and ArcGIS:  (Spatial Decision Support System) 

Introduction to GIS

Course Description

This 5-day course provides the foundation for understanding GIS and is a beginner course is for those who are new to geographic information systems (GIS) and ESRI’s ArcGIS Software and that wish to learn what GIS is and the basics of what it can do. No GIS experience required. This is a beginner level class. Students should know how to use Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing. Owning a laptop computer is encouraged. After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of general GIS terms and the basic functionality of Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop software. These new skills include: Explain what a GIS is and what it can do Work with and create GIS maps in ArcMap Access and query a GIS database

Summary of Course Outline

  • What is GIS?
  • How a GIS works
  • What can you do with a GIS?
  • Author, share, use
  • Introducing an online GIS
  • Using a GIS
  • Defining GIS what is GIS data?
  • Vector geometries
  • Vector information
  • Raster basics
  • Data storage
  • Metadata
  • Which data to use?
  • Choosing data models Navigating a GIS map
  • Layers
  • Scale
  • Moving around a map
  • Data and layout view
  • Moving around a map layout
  • Finding information
  • Info tools and attributes
  • Attribute query basics
  • Location query basics
  • Creating queries
  • Querying maps

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate of completion.


5 Days

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

Training Venue

The training will be held at Geographic Integrated Services Ltd Training Hall,26, Oduyemi Street, Anifowoshe, Off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria 100261

Training Fee

The training fee is N85,000.00 and covers tuition fees, learning materials.

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