This 2 day course builds on the skills learned in the Introduction to ArcGIS II or ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows courses. It will introduce students to the powerful analytical capability of GIS using Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop. Students will learn how and when to use various types of analysis tools including symbology, queries (spatial & attribute), and geoprocessing tools in ArcToolbox. It will also introduce students to some of the capabilities of the Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst and Network Analyst extensions.
Through a combination of lectures, instructor demonstrations and hands-on exercises, students will learn how to perform a wide range of analysis including overlay, proximity, density and geography distribution.
This course is for those that wish to learn more about the analysis tools available in ArcGIS Desktop and some of its extensions.
Prerequisites and recommendations
Students taking this course should have completed Introduction to ArcGIS II or ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows or have equivalent real world knowledge.
After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of many of the analysis tools with in ArcGIS as well as some of the extensions. These new skills include:
- Performing spatial and attribute queries
- How to use symbology to assist with analysis
- Locating analysis tools
- Using various proximity, overlay, density and geographic distribution analysis tools
- Basic uses of the Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst and Network Analyst Extensions
- Using Categorical symbology to identify patterns
- Identify most and least
- Performing overlay analysis
- Performing proximity analysis
- Mapping Change
- Geographic Distributions
The following software licenses or applications are used in this course:
- ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 (Basic, Standard & Advanced)
- Spatial Analyst
- 3D Analsyt
- Network Analyst
Each student will recieve a copy of GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis as well as electronic copies of Instructor Lectures with notes.
Course Formats and Pricing
Class will be held each day from 8:30 – 4:00 at the location provided above.
Our live-online classes are conducted from 9:30 – 5:00 each day. Classes are delivered via GoToTraining. You will receive an email containing login instructions for the GoToTraining session on the Wednesday before class begins.
Our instructor guided, online classes are conducted through our online training platform. All lectures are pre-recorded so that you can progress through the materials at your own pace. The same applies to the exercises. You will have access to the instructor via email, phone, or chat if you have questions or problems. The instructor will be in weekly contact with the students in each class session. Our goal is to get everyone through the materials during the session dates. However, access to the course materials never expires so if you don’t finish during the session dates you will still have access to the materials.
You can also register for classes using our registration form.