Masthead for Education and Training

Education and Training

Technical training courses bring the latest GIS technologies and skills to a range of professional skill levels in the workplace.
Courses offered range from basic introductions to software use and application, to intermediate skill enhancement and refinement, to more advanced skill development for increased efficiency and effective use of GIS.

Our experienced instructors possess technical and teaching skills which are combined with industry knowledge and practical applications of GIS. Courses are offered at a lower price compared to commercial training organizations.

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GIS training is offered for employees of

  • State agencies
  • Regional and local government
  • Private organizations
  • University students

We are dedicated to advancing the technical skills of professionals whose work revolves around geographic mapping. Rapidly evolving technology necessitates that GIS professionals expand their knowledge to stay current with traditional software updates as well as alternative mapping methods to support business operations and policy decisions.

2015 Course Schedule

March 30-31, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, GISP
$610
CLOSED
Take your geoprocessing script development skills to the next level with ArcGIS.
April 14-15, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
OPEN
What is ArcGIS Online? Who can use it? How do you get it and where do you start? This course will answer these questions and more. .
April 16-17, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
CLOSED
This course helps you understand the types of data that ArcGIS supports, and how to manipulate the data.
May 7, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, GISP
$360
OPEN
Learn to use Google Earth to attach vital feature information including photos, videos, lines to PDF files and much more.
May 8, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, GISP
$360
OPEN
Want to migrate your data from ArcGIS to Google Earth? Learn the tools to accomplish your goals.
May 11-12, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
OPEN
This 2-day course teaches students how to add, delete, and modify data using advanced editing techniques in ArcGIS.
May 13-14, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
OPEN
This class is designed to teach you how to make tables work harder for you.
May 15, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$410
OPEN
This 1-day course teaches students the foundational concepts of linear referencing and their application in real world situations
May 18-20, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Dr. Dean Djokic
$1,690
OPEN
This course presents the Arc Hydro data model and tools and shows how to implement them using a series of real-world examples
May 21-22, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Dr. Dean Djokic
$1,150
OPEN
This course presents GIS techniques for terrain analysis, hydrologic and hydraulic characteristics extraction, numerical model input and output, modeling process automation, and result mapping.
June 1-3, 2015
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$1,010
OPEN
Take your ArcGIS skills to a new level by learning to manage your data.
June 4-5, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
OPEN
Now that you’re comfortable with the basic functionality of ArcGIS, you may be looking for some more advanced methods of accomplishing your goals.
June 22, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, GISP
$360
OPEN
Learn to build web and mobile ArcGIS applications without writing a single line of JavaScript, HTML or CSS code.
June 23-24, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
Eric Pimpler, GISP
$610
OPEN
Learn about the increasing number of mobile applications being developed for GIS applications.
July 14, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$410
OPEN
Tailored to the non-programmer, this course includes a series of short lecture presentations and hands-on “try its” to accomplish a worthwhile task
July 15-17, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$1,010
OPEN
This three-day course teaches basic Python syntax, working with ArcPy (the Python scripting module for ArcGIS), and file manipulation.
August 10-11, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
Open
This course helps you understand the types of data that ArcGIS supports, and how to manipulate the data.
August 12-14, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$1,010
Open
Take your ArcGIS skills to a new level by learning to manage your data.
August 18-19, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
Open
Now that you’re comfortable with the basic functionality of ArcGIS, you may be looking for some more advanced methods of accomplishing your goals.
August 20-21, 2015
8:30 - 5:00
Taught by:
TeachMeGIS Instructor
$775
Open
This course covers tips and tricks on making those choices, as well as teaching students about visual hierarchy – how to draw attention to certain details and away from others.

Training Facilities

TCEQ Computer Training Lab

12100 Park Thirty Five Circle
Building A, Room 234/235
Austin, TX 78753
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Cancellation Policy

We rely on your attendance to make important arrangements for the courses. Please contact us if there is any change in your reservation.

Withdrawal/Cancellation

Withdrawal from a course after registration has been submitted takes place on occasion. Students must submit written notice no later than 10 business days prior to the first day of the scheduled session. Email is an acceptable form of written communication. The course fee will be refunded, minus a $60 processing fee.

Refund

Refunds cannot be made for withdrawals initiated within 10 days of the first day of the scheduled class. However, the registration and payment may be honored for the same class topic held at a future date within the same fiscal year (09/01 - 08/31).

Refunds will not be granted for participant no-shows.

Substitution

Student substitutions are allowed with 3-days written notice prior to the start of the course.