Essential GIS Skills

Essential GIS Skills

Course Number: ERT X454.65

3 units

This course introduces both the “how” and “why” of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Using hands-on exercises, you will receive step-by step instructions to accomplish a wide range of real-world tasks such as making maps, and creating and editing data from various sources. The course combines an understanding of basic GIS concepts with practical skills using the ArcGIS platform, specifically:

  • WebGIS
  • Online GIS
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • spatial analysis
  • geoprocessing tools
  • Mobile GIS
  • Apps

Software and tutorials provided.

Available Sections

Starting Jun 25


Starting Jun 25

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Jun 19
$570 after Jun 19


Colin Childs [ bio ]

close [x] Colin J. Childs, B.A., Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands


Mon 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Jun 25, 2018

No mtg. July 10 (ESRI UC)

Mon, Wed 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2018

Fri 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jul 6, 2018

Wed, Fri 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jul 18 - Jul 25, 2018

7 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:



No Textbook Required.

Available Sections


Section No.: 181ETG001

Dates: Jun 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Dates: Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Dates: Jul 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Dates: Jul 18 - Jul 25, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Colin Childs

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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