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Why Train With Us?

GIS Professionals find it difficult to stay abreast with the latest technology while adhering to their busy work schedules. Meanwhile organisations using GIS need a trustworthy partner to deliver quality training that increases the knowledge, skills and productivity of their staff.

We are meeting these demands through a range of training solutions, which include instructor-led classes, self-paced learning and e-learning. Regardless of learning style, proficiency level, topical interest or software used, we have a training solution that meets your requirements and delivers results. 

Course Offering

The professional GIS courses that we offer are either instructor-led or self-paced and normally take between two to five days to complete. The combined offering of instructor-led and self-paced courses allows us to cater for the common needs of knowledge workers and GIS professionals, while meeting the specialized requirements of the more advanced users. 

Click on the instructor-led courses below to access a more detailed description of the instructor-led courses. Contact us if you need more information on any of the self-paced courses.

Courses Details
ArcGIS Desktop Foundation Courses
ArcGIS 1: Introduction to GIS 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
ArcGIS 1: Introduction to GIS 3 Days | USD 225 | Self-Paced 
ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
ArcGIS 2: Essential Workflows 4 Days | USD 300 | Self-Paced 
Introduction to ArcGIS Pro for GIS Professionals 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Geoprocessing and Analysis
ArcGIS 3: Performing Analysis 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
ArcGIS 3: Performing Analysis 3 Days | USD 300 | Self-Paced 
Working with 3D GIS using ArcGIS 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Introduction to Geo processing Scripts using Python 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
Geo-data Production and Editing
Building Geodatabases 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
Mobile Mapping using ArcGIS 2 Days | USD 300 | Instructor-led 
Configuring and Managing the Multi-user Geodatabase 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
Implementing Versioned Workflows in a Multi-User Geodatabase 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
Distributing data using a Geodatabase Replication 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Cartography and Map Production
Designing maps using ArcGIS 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Server/Web Development
ArcGIS 4: Sharing GIS Content on the Web 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
ArcGIS 4: Sharing GIS Content on the Web 3 Days | USD 300 | Self-Paced 
Working with ArcGIS Online 2 Days | USD 300 | Instructor-led 
ArcGIS for Server: Site Configuration and Administration 4 Days | USD 600 | Instructor-led 
Remote Sensing
Introduction to Remote Sensing 2 Days | USD 300 | Instructor-led 
Introduction to ENVI Analytics 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Image analysis using ArcGIS 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Image Analysis with ENVI 3 Days | USD 450 | Instructor-led 
Extracting Information from LiDAR data 2 Days | USD 300 | Instructor-led 
Esri Certification
Certification: Skills Review for ArcGIS Desktop Associate 3 Days | USD 750 | Instructor-led

Types of Training

Esri Eastern Africa offers flexible training options. Courses are offered at our training facilities in Nairobi at KUSCCO Centre, 3rd floor and at Meru View Business Centre, Kaloleni, Dar es Salaam or onsite at your organisation to meet your objectives. Explore the full range of ways to train below and maximize your time with an Esri certified training professional.

 

Instructor-Led Training

Become proficient and productive with the technology within a short time away from the distractions of work under the tuition of our experienced and qualified instructors.

Self-Paced Training

Learn at your own pace at affordable rates with an instructor on stand-by at our Learning Centre in KUSCCO Centre on topics that meet your specific requirements.

E-Learning

Learn a new skill at your own time and place using your own device through a variety of web-based offerings that offer ultimate affordability and flexibility.

Training Services

Customized Training

Esri Eastern Africa trainers are skilled in the development and delivery of ArcGIS courses, through customized Instructor-led or organization training courses. These courses are flexible and designed in consultation with the client to meet specific needs. Training is delivered at a level to suit the intended audience, is of a duration that allows the delegates to gain an understanding of the materials presented and to discuss issues specific to the delegates’ use of ArcGIS. customized training can be delivered on-site or at Esri Eastern Africa training facilities.

To discuss customized training options please contact our Training Department on +254 722 521341/733 568381 or email training@esriea.co.ke

 

 

Training Needs Analysis

Identifying who in the organisation needs training based on their roles and what approach will be best suited for the staff concerned is a crucial component to a successful GIS implementation and to maximize the value from the investment. Esri Eastern Africa follows a logical analysis of those people who require training in an organisation to support a new GIS installation. An Esri Training Needs Assessment provides:

  • Documentation of the necessary skills to fulfil the roles and responsibilities for the organisation or project
  • Identification and documentation of the necessary skills to fulfil the roles and responsibilities for the organisation
  • Skills Gap Analysis for the staff identified for the required roles
  • Evaluation of optimum training approach
  • Identification of suitable courses and/or design of other programmes

Esri Certification

The Esri Technical Certification Program recognises qualified individuals who are proficient in best practices for using Esri software. Exams are available for different areas of expertise at Entry, Associate and Professional levels. The program is open to Esri users worldwide.

Benefits of certification

The Esri Technical Certification Program recognises qualified individuals who are proficient in best practices for using Esri software and creates a workforce highly skilled in applying Esri best practices to advance the goals of their organisations.

Improve your job prospects, enhance your professional potential, and reap the personal rewards that come with achieving a goal.

The hard work of preparing for and earning a certification hones your time-management, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Together with proven technical expertise, these skills help you differentiate yourself in a crowded job market and give you added credibility with decision makers. An Esri technical certification amplifies your potential to earn more responsibility, expand your professional network, and advance your career.

If your organisation depends on Esri technology, a workforce certified in Esri best practices is a strategic asset.

People matter. An engaged, skilled workforce is essential to deliver innovative geospatial products that earn the confidence of your customers and constituents. IDC studies have shown that certified teams have higher productivity, improved customer service, and better problem-solving skills than noncertified teams. Certification also simplifies the hiring process by helping you quickly identify qualified candidates for key technical positions. By supporting development paths for a variety of staff roles, certification is a valuable tool to motivate and retain the people your business relies on.

How to became certified


 

Select an Exam

Choose from several certification exams to match your expertise

 

Prepare

Nervous about taking an exam? Learn how to prepare yourself for successe

 

Register

Learn how to register at one of over 5,000 locations around the world

 

Take an Exam

Walking into the testing center can be stressful. Learn what to expect on exam day.

 

Certification News


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Esri Training Matters Blog - June 2015

It’s Official: Version 10.3 Certification Exams Released

Esri Training Matters Blog - May 2015
Learn about the new ArcGIS Desktop Entry certification

Esri Training Matters Blog - Apr 2015
New Esri Technical Certification Option for LinkedIn

Order your copy of the Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification Study Guide today! This resource is designed to help you prepare for the exam at ArcGIS versions 10.0 and 10.1.

For more specific certification training, view the list of the most current resources available.

Manage your Certification


You can:

  • Update your information
  • Print or share your certificate
  • Access your emblem guide

Access your record

 

Managers: Verify a certification

What are Esri Eastern Africa Training Credits?

The Esri EA Training Credits Program enables customers to purchase training in advance. Training Credits offer an easy and cheap way to pay for training redeemable with all our training products.The program ensures that customers plan for their training needs and the training is delivered at their convenience. Training Credit rates are outlined below and is valid for one year from the date it is activated.

The rates below will be applicable on demand

 Description  Price in US$ (Excl. VAT)
 Training credit (1 - 25 days)  150
 Training credit (26 - 50 days)  130
 Training credit (51 - 100 days)  120
 Training credit (>100 days)  105

Training Frequently Asked Questions

If you are new to GIS, start with ArcGIS 1: Introduction to GIS, if you are new to ArcGIS but have previous experience of GIS you could consider starting with our ArcGIS 2 – Essential Workflows course. For help choosing the right starting point, please get in touch with training@esriea.co.ke
View the course roadmap for more information
Fill in and submit the training advice form available or e-mail training@esriea.co.ke
We offer instructor led courses at our Esri Authorized Learning Centre located in 3rd Floor KUSCCO Centre, Upper Hill, Nairobi and at our Authorized Learning Centre in Kaloleni, Dar es Salaam

All of our public scheduled courses start at 9.00am and finish at approximately 4.00pm each day

We offers Instructor-led training at a client site or at our Learning Centre and Self-paced training offered at our  Learning Centre.
We offer flexible trainings and can organize for courses to be conducted at your organization’s premises or any other preferred venue. We can simply bring trainings to your doorstep provided all Students at the Client site have access to a dedicated computer that meets the recommended system specifications of the software required for the training. Please contact us for information about our onsite training options at training@esriea.co.ke
Yes. We understand the additional benefits of having customized courses based on your workflows, needs and data. Contact – training@esriea.co.ke for more information regarding our customized course options.
The Training Credit Program enables customers to purchase training in advance. They offer an easy and cheap way to pay for training, enabling you to tailor courses to meet your business needs. Training credit is redeemable with all our training products.
The courses will be based on the latest version of our ArcGIS platform which is V10.4 as of now.