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 24


Starting Jun 24

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Jun 18
$570 after Jun 18


Colin Childs [ bio ]

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


Mon 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Jun 24, 2019

Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Jun 25 - Jun 27, 2019

Mon, Tue, Wed 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Jul 1 - Jul 3, 2019

7 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:



No Textbook Required.

Available Sections


Section No.: 191ETG001

Dates: Jun 24, 2019

Time: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Dates: Jun 25 - Jun 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Dates: Jul 1 - Jul 3, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Instructor: Colin Childs

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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