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Location Centre - Trainer

LC_logo_wee.jpgThis course gives attendees a suitable overview of the Location Centre product so that they feel confident enough to train other people in its use.

Attendees will get a textbook containing ideas for examples they can use when they are training other users and outlining how each of the functions work.

Attending this course entitles delegates to receive 2 CPD points towards their continual Professional Development under the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Chartered Geographer scheme. 

This course is most suitable for:

  • Those who wish to become Location Centre trainers within their own organisations.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Location Centre

  • The concept of GIS
  • Online mapping
  • Data available

Module 2; Getting Started on Location Centre

  • How to log in
  • Interface
  • Changing passwords
  • Forgotten passwords

Module 3: Introducing the mapping screen

  • Map controls
  • Quick search

Module 4: Introducing Data

  • Adding data
  • Data categories
  • Selecting and identifying data
  • Data security
  • Metadata
  • Data screen and querying it

Module 5: Searching

  • Advanced searching
  • Multiple queries using the advanced search tool

Module 6: Analysing

  • Buffering
  • Selecting by buffer
  • Measuring areas and lines
  • Exporting data to excel

Module 7: Annotating

  • Annotation tool
  • Labelling features
  • Creating custom symbology

Module 8: Saving & Printing

  • Creating a PDF for printing
  • Copying the map to  clipboard for adding to other file formats
  • Saving maps
  • Exporting data

Module 9: Help and other issues

  • Help screen functions
  • Logging faults
  • Support contacts
  • GIS and data workflows wrt Location Centre content

Cost: £450 (exc VAT)

Duration: Half a day

Scheduled courses run on demand: Stirling, Manchester

CPD Points: 2

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