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Introduction to QGIS

One of the Indigenous Mapping Workshop Australia’s most accessible courses at our ‘face to face’ events is Introduction to QGIS. This software is easy to access and use, yet is extremely powerful! It’s a great platform to allow both beginners and experienced users a way to make maps using their own data using a wide range of sources.

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  • Self-Paced

About QGIS

QGIS is a free and open-source cross-platform desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that supports viewing, editing, printing, and analysis of geospatial data.

About This Course

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of using QGIS, especially how to import data, how to build projects and maps from scratch, and how to use the tools that give you basic skills for mapping in this way. This can help you for your personal or work mapping project.

Approximate time needed to complete this course: 8 hours

What You Will Learn

  • Introduction to the QGIS software and an overview of its tools
  • How to set up a project with data and create a map visualisation
  • How to use the selection, styling and layer tools
  • How to create and style a map to print

Course Syllabus

  • Module 1: What is QGIS
  • Module 2: Getting Started
  • Module 3: Working With Projects
  • Module 4: Exploring Data and Maps
  • Module 5: Selection Tools
  • Module 6: Map Styling
  • Module 7: Layer Renderers
  • Module 8: Print Layouts