Fundamentals 10.x


Duration: 2 Days

ArcGIS is a powerful and complex tool for viewing and analyzing data. With so much functionality available in the software, it can be difficult to get started. This 2-day class teaches essential skills for being efficient with ArcGIS. Explore GIS data through ArcMap and create maps to illustrate relationships in the data. Learn methods of displaying data with symbols and text. See how to ask questions of the data and get answers.


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What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Introduction to GIS
• What is GIS?
• Working in ArcMap

Module 2: ArcMap Basics
• Essential Tools

Module 3: Using Symbology to Analyze the Data
• Symbolizing Vector Data
• Symbolizing Raster Data
• Image Analysis Window

Module 4: Designing Your Map for Presentation
• Data View and Layout View
• Designing the Page
• Adding Elements to Explain the Data
• Printing and Exporting

Module 5: Optimizing the Display of Your Data
• Layer Organization
• Layer Properties
• Layer Files

Module 6: Asking Questions of Your Data
• Selecting Features
• Interactive Selection
• Select by Attributes
• Select by Location
• Using the Selection

Module 7: Understanding GIS Data Types
• Finding Data
• Accessing and Managing Data
• GIS Data
• Documenting Your Data

Module 8: Tables and Analysis
• Working with Tables
• Plotting Coordinates
• Address Geocoding
• Basic Geoprocessing