Training course on Introduction to Digital Cartography and GIS Mapping.

Datastat Research Consultancy

Training course on Introduction to Digital Cartography and GIS Mapping.

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Cartography is the knowledge associated with the art, science and technology of maps and seeks to portray spatial relationships among selected phenomena. Cartography has undergone a radical transformation through the introduction of digital technology but the fundamental principles remain the same and unchanged.

This course provides an introduction to digital cartography, its principles, concepts, software and hardware necessary to produce good maps, especially in the context of GIS.


5 days

Target Group

The qualifying participants shall be Land surveyors, Geodesist, Engineers, Geometricians, Geo-informationists, Cartographers, Geologist, geophysicist, and other Earth Research Scientists

Course Objectives

i.                    Understand the various purposes, roles and representations of cartographic presentation.

ii.                  Understand the various purposes, roles and representations of cartographic presentation.

iii.               To gain and practice the use of cartographic language in the creative design of digital maps.

iv.               Gain skills in digital cartographic design, representation and production in a GIS environment.

v.                  Gain an understanding of digital cartographic software and its uses.

Course Outline

a.      Introduction to Digital Cartography

b.      Fundamentals and Applications of Cartography.

c.       Practical Digital Cartography and GIS Mapping Functionality.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

We also offer online training.

Course Fee: Ksh 80,000, USD 900

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Mobile No: +254724527104/ +254734969612

Email Add: [email protected]

Postal Add: 5402-00100

Head Office: Comet House , Along Monrovia Street, Nairobi, Kenya

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2021-06-07 to

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