Geoascent Academy

Why Geoascent Academy

  • GeoAscent Academy offers predefined and custom training courses for open source geospatial software tools.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced trainers
  • Small class sizes
  • Practical exercises with step-by-step guidance
  • A personal touch, we want to make sure everyone makes the most from our training
  • The trainer is available before, during and after to answer your questions
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    Customer feedback

    "Really helpful and very well tailored to our needs. There's lots more to cover but this has been a great basis to be able to put QGIS into practice as a new aspect of our business". (Engain, March 2015)

    Custom GIS Training: Local Authority Research Unit "I think Andy is a superb trainer. He's clearly in command of his subject. His notes are superb. He is also very straightforward and approachable." (Poole Council, December 2015)


    Course material

    All trainees receive hardcopy workbook, including notes and exercises, along with appropriate software and data provided on a USB drive.

    Current Training Schedule

    Location: Salisbury, UK

    Prices for a 2 day course

  • Early bird ticket price is only £325 +VAT (available until midnight 7th September 2018)
  • Full ticket price £375 +VAT
  • The course fee includes all course material including a USB stick, refreshments and lunch each day.
  • Find out more

    Bookings can be made with a credit/debit card or by Purchase Order / bank transfer, please contact us at training@geoascent.com to arrange.

    This course is aimed a the novice GIS user who want to get started to view and print maps and draw their own map features. the course is in plain English with all the jargon explained to help you make you way around the mapping tools.

    Location: Salisbury, UK

  • Early bird ticket price is only £200 +VAT (available until midnight 31st August 2018)
  • Full ticket price £300 +VAT
  • Advanced purchase early bird vouchers are available and can be used on any course
  • See course outline & find out more

    Bookings can be made with a credit/debit card or by Purchase Order / bank transfer, please contact us at training@geoascent.com to arrange.

    Location: Salisbury, UK

  • PostGIS & SpatialLite databases
  • Check in / check out data process and mergers
  • QGIS Plugins
  • Going mobile with QGIS
  • Other mobile apps
  • Outdoor data capture exercise
  • Early bird ticket price is only £325 +VAT (available until midnight 28th September 2018)
  • Full ticket price £375 +VAT
  • Advanced purchase early bird vouchers are available and can be used on any course
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    QGIS
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    PostGIS
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    Geoserver
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    Custom Training
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    QGIS

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    QGIS is a user friendly and widely used Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

    QGIS provides a continously growing number of capabilities provided by core functions and plugins. You can visualize, manage, edit, analyse data, and compose printable maps. Read more on the QGIS website

    QGIS Training Options

    QGIS: The basics

    This course is aimed a the novice GIS user who want to get started to view and print maps and draw their own map features. the course is in plain English with all the jargon explained to help you make you way around the mapping tools.

    QGIS: Professional

    This course is aimed at the GIS professional or experienced user who wants to move over using QGIS from an altertive GIS. You will shown how to the things you normally do in GIS and QGIS. The course looks in depth into QGIS functions, for producing good cartographic productions and analysis of spatial data.

    Making the most of spatial databases with QGIS

    Improve you data management protocols and get the benefits of uisng a Spatial database alongside QGIS. The course will show you how you can migrate your data, access you data and using tools within the spatial database to top your GIS toolset. The course uses both PostGIS and SpatialLite databases

    PostGIS

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    PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.

    PostGIS is a great way to secure and store your business GIS data for use with QGIS, other GIS tools and for publishing online. Not only does PostGIS provide fast and accessible data storage capabilities, the functions within PostGIS enable you to spatially manipulate and query the data without the use of a desktop GIS. Read more on the PostGIS website

    PostGIS Training options:

    PostGIS: The Basics

    All you need to know to get started using PostgreSQL / PostGIS spatial database for GIS. Assumes a basic knowledge of SQL.

    PostGIS: SQL Introducton

    Our SQL training course will teach you how to make the most of this powerful database querying language (SQL) for the PostgreSQL database. SQL is the standard when working with relational databases and gives you the ability to rapidly query and sort very large databases.

    PostGIS: Spatial SQL

    The course teaches you how to make the most of spatial funtions with PostGIS library and use them within Structured Query Language.

    Making the most of PostGIS spatial databases with QGIS

    Improve you data management protocols and get the benefits of uisng a Spatial database alongside QGIS. The course will show you how you can migrate your data, access you data and using tools within the spatial database to top your GIS toolset. The course uses both PostGIS and SpatialLite databases

    Geoserver

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    GeoServer is an open source server for sharing geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open ... Read more on the Geoserver website

    Geoserver Training options:

    A full Geoserver course to get started using Geoserver: Explore creating maps and publishing to a client through web services. Get the best of Geoserver by improving performance raster, advanced SLD creation and get to grips with security.

    Custom Training

    Contact us to discuss your requirements for a custom training course. Venue arrangements can be flexible and we can provide IT equipment and arrange refreshments etc.

    GIS & Spatial Database Services

    Academy
    Training
    Opensource GIS and database training courses from the GeoAscent Academy.
    Consultancy
    Consultancy
    SQL, Databases, GIS Data, Ordnance Survey, PostGIS
    GIS & Mapping Services
    Mapping
    Photogrammetry, Lidar, Remote Sensing, Analysis, Map Production