Introduction to QGIS


2-4 July 2018



To learn how to install and use QGIS, access and present the data, style the data and produce high quality layouts with high informative content. With QGIS you can also create animations:

course outline

  • Short introduction to Free and Open Source GIS
  • Installation in different operating systems
  • The work environment
  • Work environment configuration
  • Projection management
  • Projects
  • Plugins management
  • Vector data
    • Properties, import/export, conversion between formats
    • Vector theming and labels
    • Tables of attributes and actions. Turn a table into a geographic layer
  • How to use GPS units in QGIS
  • Vector digitizing. CAD tools
  • The geographic databases PostGIS and Spatialite and QGIS
  • Add layers from map servers: WMS, WFS, WFS-T, CSW, WPS, OpenLayers, Google Maps
  • Importing photos as points
  • Exporting data directly to Google Earth
  • Raster data
    • Properties and theming
    • Coordinate reference systems management and mosaics
    • Georeferencing
  • Creation of animated maps
  • 3D visualization
  • Adanced layouts/printing; serial printing (mapbooks)





Matteo Ghetta



Cost overview

Package 1:

Course material and refreshments



Package 2:

Course material, refreshments, lunch and accommodation

          300 € (VAT included)

     480 € (VAT included)

Please click HERE to get all the information about our packages.





 Application deadline is  June 5th, 2018




Cancellation Policy:


> 30  days before the start date = 30% cancellation fee

< 30 days before the start date= No Refund.


Physalia-courses cannot be held responsible for any travel fees, accommodation or other expenses incurred to you as a result of the cancellation.