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 Apr 2


Starting Apr 2

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 27
$570 after Mar 27


Colin Childs [ bio ]

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


Tue 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Apr 2 - May 21, 2019

8 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

Required textbook, The ArcGIS Book, is available as a digital download at no cost.


No Textbook Required.

Available Sections


Section No.: 184ETG001

Dates: Apr 2 - May 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Colin Childs

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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