UK Open Source Geospatial Training

Training Courses

Number Days
QGIS Fast Track (Stirling)
10th December
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PostGIS – User (Stirling)
16th December
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PostGIS – Administrator (Stirling)
17th December
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Training Providers

The following organisations provide training courses in open source geospatial software. Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement by OSGeo or the OSGeo UK.

  • Newcastle University See website for details.
  • Lutra Consulting provide training and support in open source GIS. See website for details.
  • Newgrove play an active role in and provide tailored training in numerous Open Source GIS projects. We have particular expertise in NetTopologySuite, GeoAPI, SharpMap, MsSqlSpatial and NPack where we are project co-ordinators. We are also on the steering committee for DotSpatial. Newgrove also contribute to several other projects including: MapServer, OpenLayers, GIS and pgRouting. See our website for further details or email with your specific requirements.
  • Dotted Eyes provide public and tailored training for the open geospatial stack including OpenLayers, GeoServer, GeoWebCache and PostGIS. See Dotted Eyes website for details.
  • OADigital provide training courses in desktop and web-based GIS using open source components, catering for a variety of skill and experience levels and user requirements. See website for details.
  • thinkWhere provide training for QGIS desktop including QGIS 1 & 2 a two day course that takes delegates through the basics of GIS and introduces them to QGIS for editing, analysis and geoprocessing. They also offer a QGIS Fast Track which takes GIS users of existing commercial systems through the basics of using QGIS with a workshop style session. See the thinkWhere website for details.
  • Envitia offer a set of training and support packages that cover a range of levels for the OpenGeo Suite Enterprise Edition, including PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoWebCache, OpenLayers, and GeoExt. Envitia have been delivering Open Source solutions for many years and employ active members of the community e.g. Ian Turton. Envitia are the sole UK Solution Partner for OpenGeo and are supporting the annual Open Source event FOSS4G 2013 as gold sponsors. See website for further details.
  • Environment Systems deliver off-the-shelf and tailored training courses taking delegates from the basics of QGIS desktop through to advanced analysis; from introducing you to GIS editing, analysis and geoprocessing through to raster processing and integration with R for statistical analysis. We have extensive experience in delivering courses in the UK and overseas, to local authorities, central government and NGOs. Contact us for further details.
  • exeGesIS delivers public and tailored QGIS training courses either on site or in our training suite in Talgarth, South Wales. We have provided GIS training across the UK & Ireland for many years and across various sectors. Our focus is the delivery of training covering the key features of the software and using a range of interactive learning approaches. We also keep course numbers small, which benefits delegates by providing greater opportunities for participation and greater individual attention.

For support, please see the global OSGeo Services Providers pages.

To be included in the list please contact Matt Walker or post to the OSGeo UK mailing list.