• Introduction to GIS and QGIS (QGIS for Beginners)
  • Intermediate Course in QGIS (QGIS Spatial Analysis)
  • Advanced Course in QGIS (QGIS for Professionals)

Introduction to QGIS
Course Description

The QGIS beginner’s course is for GIS users and interested persons from universities, public administrations and businesses and teaches basic principles of using Quantum GIS.

Summary of Course Outline

Module I: Open source GIS and Quantum GIS

  • Open Source GIS:
    • Introduction to Open source GIS;
    • Benefits of Open Source GIS.
  • Quantum GIS:
    • Introduction to Quantum GIS;
    • Installation of Quantum GIS;
    • Introduction to the Interface of Quantum GIS;
    • Fundamentals on projections.

Module II: Georeferencing, Data Creation and Data Retrieval

  • Georeferencing:
    • Definition of Georeferencing;
    • Prominence of Georeferencing in GIS.
  • Vectorization/Editing:
    • Spatial data editing;
    • Editing tools and Functionalities;
    • Concept of Snapping and its importance;
    • Managing edit Sessions;
    • Managing Attribute data.
  • Data Retrieval:
    • Selection and its prominence;
    • Performing different sets of queries;
    • Types of selection.

Module III: Analysis and Map Layout

  • Spatial Analysis:
    • Introduction to Spatial Analysis;
    • Proximity Analysis;
    • Overlay Analysis;
    • Defining Buffer;
    • Union;
    • Clip, and Dissolve.
  • Map Layout:
    • Introducing Map templates;
    • Map Elements;
    • Grids and Graticules.

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@gisng.com

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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