A variety of options exist for those seeking training in the use of GIS software.
The Division of Continuing Education's GIS Training Academy offers both Online and Face to Face GIS training for Continuing Education Credits.
Online GIS Training - A 6-week training course is offered to new users and professionals. These courses are offered every 8 weeks depending on demand. Please click the link for more detailed information.
On Campus GIS Training - A selection of two or three day GIS training courses are offered at UWF for local professionals. These courses are typically offered two to three times a year depending on demand. For information regarding this type of course offering, please http://continuinged.uwf.edu/ for more information or email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
UWF has access to ESRI virtual-campus software training courses. While these courses typically cost $40 -$150, UWF faculty, staff and students can be given access to many of these courses at no cost. Courses exist for beginning to advanced users and require access to ESRI software available at the GeoData Center laboratory. ESRI Training Course Catalog PDF (Not all courses are available to us.)
UWF has access to ESRI Instructor training at a 40% discount. This training is for UWF faculty and staff. These training sessions are typically only available in major cities. Click here for more information or see the PDF catalog above.
UWF students, faculty, and staff can enroll in the GIS Certificate program. This program combines GIS theory and application and contains extensive use of current GIS technologies including ESRI software. Click here for full information on this program. A graduate GIS certificate is now available as well.
UWF offers in-house GIS training for group of 5 of more. Courses can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the group.
Many books are available that include ESRI exercises. Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop contains a trial version of the software, tutorial exercises and example datasets. This book is available from ESRI or most online booksellers. ISBN 1879102897. See ESRI press for additional book resources. Some of these titles are also available in the UWF library.