Wednesday, 22. May 2019, King Street Center, Intermediate GIS Concepts - May 22-24, 2019

ArcGIS has much more functionality than simple map display and navigation. It has many tools for collecting, creating, and analyzing data. This three-day class teaches finer skills for using ArcGIS. See how to connect information between tables and mark locations on the map. Practice managing data files, creating new data, and putting the data to work to generate answers to questions.
This class is for those who already know the basics of ArcGIS and want to expand their skills with the software and with GIS in general.
Topics Covered
Day 1

GIS Data Sources

GIS data on the Web
Esri and vendor datasets
ArcGIS Online
ArcMap review

Projection Basics

Spatial reference issues
Spatial reference
Spatial reference and ArcGIS
Setting the projection of data


Raster data types
Raster display properties
Image analysis window
Clipping a raster

Joins and Relates

Using tables in ArcMap
Table relationships
Attribute joins
Spatial joins

Day 2

Bringing Data into ArcGIS

Georeferencing scanned images
Importing various data types

Creating GIS Data

GIS data types
File creation
Attribute definitions

Beginner Editing

Editing workflow
Tips and tricks
Sketch creation tools
Feature construction tools
Construction methods

Advanced Editing

Managing feature templates
Editing tips and tricks
Map topology

Day 3

Geoprocessing Tools

Geoprocessing defined
Geoprocessing menu tools
Geoprocessing options

Labeling Features

Label basics
Label styles
Label expressions
Label classes

ArcMap Tools

Accessing tools
Tools toolbar
Other toolbars
Graphs and reports

Advanced Layouts

Aligning map elements
Clipping a data frame
Grids and graticules
Inset maps
Data Driven Pages
Exporting to PDF

Prerequisites and Recommendations
Students should have knowledge of Microsoft Windows® and be familiar with the basic use of ArcGIS, including the topics covered in Fundamentals of ArcGIS.
What You Will Receive

22.5 hours of instruction from a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT).
Use of a student PC while in class, with appropriate GIS software and access to training data.
A TeachMeGIS student workbook (to keep) which includes the lecture slides, exercises, and a DVD of the training data.
Upon completion, a signed completion certificate which will indicate the CEUs (2.25) and GISCI points (0.5625) earned.
KCGIS Center’s “30-for-30 Support Plan”—30 minutes of one-on-one instructor phone support for up to 30 days after class completion. This is our commitment to you to help ensure that you can apply your new GIS skills successfully.

Our Students Speak
“I liked that there were a lot of examples along the way. I also liked how the examples started fresh with each lesson. In the past, I've been in an environment where the examples built on each other, so if you made a small mistake early in the class, it was difficult to fix later on."
“Very good class. We covered a lot of material, but the instructor managed to cover it in adequate depth and keep it engaging."
“This class far exceeded my expectations, boosted my confidence in using ArcMap, and is one I recommend as a model for our other training."
"Well put together, informative, comfortable, helpful, great!"
KCGIS Training Terms and Conditions
By registering for one of our classes, you agree to our Terms and Conditions; you may review them here: 
King County Employees: King Co. Employees are eligible for a discounted rate. Please visit  "How to Register for KCGIS Training". 
State of Washington Employees: Visit your Human Resources Training and Development "How to Register" web page.
Attention - Veterans with GI Bill Benefits:
Selected programs of study at the King County GIS Center are approved by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board’s State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of veterans and eligible beneficiaries under Title 38 and Title 10, USC. For more information on GI Bill benefits see (external link).
If you intend to use your GI Bill Veterans education benefits, indicate so on the registration payment page and send your USVA Enrollment Certificate to gistraining@

Intermediate GIS Concepts - May 22-24, 2019

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