Why choose Faunalia's training courses?
- Faunalia is the company with the world's largest experience in training courses about Open Source GIS, having realized more than 130 among courses, seminars and workshops in Italian, English, Portuguese and French.
- Faunalia's teachers actively contribute to the development of the programs they teach. Paolo Cavallini contributes to the development of Quantum GIS and other Open Source GIS programs and packages. It is member of the QGIS Steering Committee. Faunalia has developed parts of GRASS, PostGIS, GDAL, and other programas as well. All together this garauntees the quality of our training courses: we are not just Open Source users, we do it.
- Our training courses are part of the "QGIS Friendly Courses", by subscribing one you will contribute to the development of the program you are learing to use.
Key to the success of any GIS (Geographic Information System) is the human factor. A competent and motivated team is the core of any efficient Information System.
Each of our courses is based around a series of practical exercises, allowing participants to gain real experience. The courses are self contained but can easily be linked together to provide a complete suite. All software packages in question are cross-platform, working effectively on all major operating systems (GNU/Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, BSD and MS Windows).
By the end of each training course, participants should be able to install and feel comfortable using each application and produce various types of output, either on paper or digitally (depending on the application).
Each course contains approximately 8 hours of learning / day. Participants are recommended to bring a laptop onto which the required software will be installed during the course. Faunalia training laptops are also available on request.
As well as running scheduled courses, we can also offer fully customisable training to suit your requirements, from introductory orientation seminars to full courses.
Open Source GIS technologies are increasingly gaining support due to great advances in both their functionality and ease-of-use in recent years but also in part due to the high cost of proprietary software. Faunalia hopes to contribute to an expansion in adoption of free GIS software.
Available GIS training courses:
Discount: since October 2009, Faunalia offer a discount to students and unemployed persons. To apply for the discount, simply bring proof of student or job-centre enrolment to the course. Discounts are not applicable to the advanced courses (unless otherwise indicated).
Training calendar HERE
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