Open Source GIS Integration Training Course



Delegates should have some experience using GIS software and knowledge of GIS concepts is preferential.

This two-day intensive course introduces you to the core functionality of PostGIS, QGIS, GeoServer and OpenLayers, taking you through all the tools you will need to load, spatially analyse, publish and share geospatial data. This course is designed specifically by Open Source GIS software specialists to demonstrate how to setup and successfully utilise Open Source GIS, spatial databases and web mapping services in an integrated environment.

The course is delivered using instructor-led real world examples where you learn by ‘doing’.

The course covers topics including, installation and configuration of all software, loading vector data into a spatial database, connecting to a spatial database and then undertaking GIS analysis, manipulating spatial data, publishing and connecting to WMS and WFS services and utilising OpenLayers to explore web mapping capabilities.


During the course delegates will cover:

  • Introduction to Open Source GIS
  • Getting Started and Loading Datasets
  • Data Access and Publishing Data
  • GeoServer Loading Data
  • GeoServer Styling Layers
  • QGIS
  • OpenLayers
  • OpenSource GIS Integration

Open Source GIS Integration Training Course pdf

Completing this course allows you to collect 8 AGI CPD points towards your professional development.


The entire software portfolio is offered on a scheduled, private or customised basis at any of our dedicated training centres in seven locations across the UK.

Each of our training suites is laid out classroom style for a maximum of 6 delegates. This class size ensures that the pace of the course is not adversely affected, learning is maximised and there is enough individual time for everyone with the trainer. Each person will have their own PC with the appropriate course software installed and will be given a copy of any relevant course material.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the course.

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The training room itself was perfect for our needs. All in all a very good course.

The trainer was excellent (David Crowther) and he was able to tailor the instruction to suit all of the attendees needs. He answered all of our questions whilst still keeping to the course syllabus. He made us all feel very comfortable and explained everything we needed to know in just the right amount of detail.The course documentation was very good and easy to follow. The training room itself was perfect for our needs. All in all a very good course.

Tony Gunter - Stockport Council





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