Educational objectives :

  • Acquire the essential basics of QGIS geographic information processing software to make plans.
  • Carry out practical exercises which ensure the acquisition of know-how for easy and immediate production.
  • Be able to insert, connect, validate input data and visualize your project design.
  • Be able to modify and query a database
  • Discover plugins (extensions) to add specific features to the software


35 hours spread over 5 days

Not eligible for CPF

Training content

  • GIS presentation (The functions of a GIS software - The data of a GIS)
  • Geographic Data (Data types: Vector data - Raster data - Data representation)
  • Coordinates, Coordinate System and Projection
  • Presentation of QGIS (QGIS Interface - QGIS Project)
  • Exercises
  • Working resources (List of working resources - Adding Vector - Adding Raster - Adding WMS (cadastre, ..) - Adding WFS (brgm,…) - Adding Cadastre with cadastre extension)
  • Data recording (cadastre, map of France, etc.)
  • Exercises
  • Working resources (Layer manager (style of representations - Layers display management - Contextual menus). Layer properties (Display management of different layers - Vector layer properties - Raster layer properties).
  • Representation of vector layers
  • Representation of raster layers
  • Exercises
  • Presentation of QGIS symbology (Points, lines, fills and color palettes)
  • Cartographic representation in QGIS (Thematic analyzes: Categorized symbols - Graduated symbols - Diagrams)
  • Labels (Label settings)
  • View Layer Data (Identify Layer Features)
  • Display the vector and raster layers attribute table
  • Modify the attributes of a layer (Adding and removing a column)
  • Query an attribute table
  • Exercises
  • Print composer (Print composer presentation - Insertion of elements in the map space - Object configuration - Print and export in PDF - Generate an Atlas)
  • Exercises
  • Attribute Selection (Query Builder - Selection by Expression)
  • Spatial queries (Selection by location - Spatial query extension)
  • Saving the results of a filter or a selection
  • Exercises
  • Digitization of Elementary Objects: Basic Operations (Creation of Points, Lines and Polygons)
  • Copy / Paste / Delete Entities
  • Settings and Snap Options
  • The Auto-Trace plugin
  • Rotate Entity / Simplify Entity / Delete Add Ring or Part / Reshape or Separate Entities
  • Add fields to the table, auto-fill using the field calculator
  • Exercises
  • The extensions window
  • The main extensions:
  • Send2GE: sends the current position to Google Earth
  • Street View: Obtain a window with Google Street View by clicking and dragging the cursor on the map to set the location and direction of the desired view.
  • Open Layers Plugin: gives access to Google funds, bing, street map, ...
  • Cadastre: designed to facilitate the use of cadastral data (France) in QGIS (Import of EDIGEO data)
  • Spatial Query: to perform queries on vector layers
  • QPackage: allows you to package project data into a file
  • Mask: to hide contours outside an area, and only display labels for objects in that area


Day 1

Morning :
Reception of trainees, Presentation of training objectives. Presentation of software and GIS.

Afternoon :
Module to address internal and external data integration and manage recording.

7 h 00

Day 2

Morning :
Management approach and structure of layers: layer manager, style of representations. Approach to representations of vector and raster layers.

Afternoon :
Presentation of the QGIS symbology, with its cartographic representation. Approaching labels, and its settings, discovering layer data and managing the display of data.

7 h 00

Day 3

Morning :
Learn the use of the print composer: presentation of the system, insertion of elements, configuration and printing / export in PDF.

Afternoon :
Module focused on selections (selection by expression, by location) and use of queries in QGIS.

7 h 00

Day 4

Morning :
Module focused on digitization in QGIS. In detail, approach to digitizing elementary objects. Discover the Auto-Trace plugin, add fields to the table, autofill using the field calculator.

Afternoon :
Discover and use the main plugins (extensions) in QGIS. How to set them up and learn how to use them depending on the situation (cadastre, street view, geolocation, etc.).

7 h 00

Day 5

Practice of the modules covered:
This day is devoted to practical scenarios covering each topic discussed.

7 h 00

Each module will be followed by practical workshops on the supports provided in order to apply the subject addressed according to the trainee's situation

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