Description: The purpose of this course is to further the delegate’s theoretical and practical knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) while enhancing their spatial thinking capabilities. This programme will offer more advanced principals of data acquisition, management and analysis when working with a GIS. This course will also focus on specific problems which may arise while working with GIS data. A Student version of the software used will be supplied to each delegate. This is an evaluated distance learning programme, which includes compulsory workshops and continuous assessments.
Description: The first meeting of the year will be held at the National Museum of Military History (22 Erlswold way, Saxonwold, Johannesburg). Paid up members will receive 1 CPD point and attend free of charge. Non-members are welcome to attend at a fee of R200.
Description: The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and the International Cartographic Association (ICA), with support from CONSAS, will present a one-day workshop on modern cartography. The workshop will be presented by three eminent, internationally-renowned academics in the field of cartography and who are leaders in the ICA.
Description: The purpose of this programme is to teach the theory and practical components of a Geographic Information System (GIS). This programme will introduce GIS and explain the use of GIS in research, problem solving and decision-making. The programme includes a strong practical component to strengthen the understanding of the theoretical concepts. This is an evaluated distance learning programme, which include compulsory workshops and continuous assessments.