Elementary courses

Elementary courses are face to face courses held in Finland (mainly in Helsinki). Elementary courses give the student the basic knowledge and skills about the lectured subject. Elementary courses are usually organized twice a year (in the spring and in the autumn), but the demand also affects the training schedules.

One day course will include a two month GispoHelp support service and a two day course will include a four month GispoHelp support service.

This course is directed to beginners and the student doesn't have to have background in GIS. The course will be held in finnish.

In this two day course the student will learn how to handle and analyze GIS data and to create maps with QGIS. The course will go through i.a. the basic challenges with coordinate reference systems, different formats and the usage of different types of GIS data.

This course includes the GispoHelp support service for four months!

Salla Multimäki, Sanna Jokela or Mikael Vaaltola will be the teacher on this course.

The course will be held next time 12.9.2019-13.9.2019.

This course is directed to experienced GIS wizards who aren't too familiar with QGIS. The course will be held in finnish.

In this one day course the student learns how the QGIS user interface works and how to handle and analyze GIS data.

This course includes the GispoHelp support service for four months!

Salla Multimäki, Sanna Jokela or Mikael Vaaltola will be the teacher on this course.

Unfortunately we don't know yet when this course will be organized next!

Do you want to learn how to efficiently utilize PostGIS database? PostGIS is an extension for the widely popular PostgreSQL database system. PostGIS makes it possible to handle spatial data with SQL and in PostgreSQL. The course will be held in finnish.

In this two day course the student will learn how to set up the database and make analyzes using SQL. The student will also learn i.a. how to configure problems with different map projections.

This course includes the GispoHelp support service for four months!

Pekka Sarkola or Mikael Vaaltola will be the teacher on this course.

The course will be held next time 10.10.2019-11.10.2019.

This course is directed to the base users of different GIS software and GIS data who have the need to publish maps in web map service (WMS). The course will be held in finnish.

In this two day course the student will learn how to utilize, manage and maintain GeoServer and what are the key features in this WMS.

This course includes the GispoHelp support service for four months!

Pekka Sarkola or Mikael Vaaltola will be the teacher on this course.

The course will be held next time 14.11.2019-15.11.2019.