GIS is a system of hardware and software used for capturing, storing, managing, analysing, mapping and presenting data that is linked to location. It has a wide range of applications and is used across many business and industry sectors.
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This course is for anyone who wishes to develop a basic knowledge and understanding of Geographical Information Systems. The course is aimed primarily at novice GIS users but would suit anyone who uses geographical data and who is reasonably IT-literate.
You may work in the public or private sector or simply wish to increase your skills base and employability in this exciting new and developing area. This course willÂ equip youÂ with the basic skills and an understanding of how to successfully use GIS in the context of your work environment as an aid to decision making.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
This course covers:
Geographical Information Systems is delivered through a blended approach of theory and practical sessions using ArcGIS software. Delegates will have access to online support materials and copies of the software are available for home use for a nominal charge. Successful completion of this course will require the delegate to undertake an assignment and short presentation.
There are several flexible progression opportunities for delegates onto other performance boosting short courses for business, including Information Technology, Management and many more. Training at all levels and in a range of subjects is available through Cornwall College Business.
This course is a module from a foundation degree, awarded by Plymouth University. The module code which will appear on your certificate is CORC281, this module is worth 20 credits.
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