QGIS course - Introduction to GIS and QGIS for archaeology

Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Led by Simon Miles, this one-day course will provide an introduction to the uses of GIS and QGIS for archaeological purposes. It is intended for newcomers to the key concepts and capabilities of the programme. Topics covered will include:

What is GIS?
Core principles of GIS
What is QGIS and why use  it?
Setup and install QGIS
Learning the basics of QGIS
(Loading, Styling and Editing data)
Finding Data

This course is part of the new HLF Sustainable Impact training programme, and will be provided at no charge. However, booking is essential and spaces are limited, so we do ask that participants commit to attending, once signed up. Please email outreach@surreyarchaeology.org.uk to book and for queries.

A follow-up more advanced course 'Driving into QGIS' is planned for early 2019, for those who wish to continue with more in-depth training. 

*Please note this course is also being run on 23 November and 1 December, and a more advanced alternative to those already somewhat familiar with QGIS is available on 27 October*

Postal Address: 
Abinger Hammer Village School
Hackhurst Lane
DORKING
Surrey
RH5 6SE