Education and training are a vital component to every successful geographic information system implementation. Our training solutions ensure that you not only protect your investment in GIS technology, but also enhance it.

We deliver high-quality, high-value technology courses that are mapped to your specific learning needs. Whether you’re a new or advanced user, developer, system architect, database administrator or manager, we can help.

With GIS becoming ever more important in every area of business, government and education, a clear understanding of the technologies that you are working with is vital. Your success is the focus of everything we do at Esri Canada.

We work in partnership with you to develop powerful GIS solutions that help you achieve your organizational goals. Take advantage of our proven experience, innovation and implementation skills.

Training Solutions

Key Benefits
Increase staff efficiency
Increase staff efficiency

The vast majority of students who learn even a single software task in training can use that knowledge to save hours on the job.

Raise staff productivity
Raise staff productivity

Productivity increases when tasks are completed more quickly, making it possible to complete more tasks in less time.

Enhance staff knowledge
Enhance staff knowledge

Knowledge is the synthesis of different concepts and skills learned over time. This enables your staff to recognize and avoid errors, thereby reducing liabilities.

Develop staff creativity
Develop staff creativity

Employees who are well trained are far more creative. They can envision new possibilities for products, services and
workflows.

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Need help identifying your training needs?

We’ll work with you to develop a Training Plan for your organization as you deploy and implement Esri technology. This will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to successfully meet your business requirements. Contact us to learn more.

Find a training solution that's right for you

Instructor-Led Training

Classroom Training
Instructor-led courses include lectures and hands-on exercises presented in a traditional classroom setting. An Esri Canada expert instructor is available for questions and guidance throughout the class. These classes offer an incredibly effective way to grasp GIS concepts, explore applications and learn to use Esri GIS software and related technologies. Instructor-led courses combine personal delivery, hands-on experience and class participation to create a rich learning environment.

With class time divided almost equally between lectures and exercises, and Esri Canada's policy of one person per computer at our modern training facilities, attendees have ample time to practice their skills and apply what they learn. Esri Canada always teaches using the latest software releases.

View our online Course Catalogue.

Online Classroom
Take an Esri Canada instructor-led online classroom training course from the convenience of your own home or office.  All software is remotely hosted providing you with valuable hands-on experience with no installation required. It leverages the Internet, web conferencing software and a telephone to deliver real-time, online material straight to your desktop. Interact with instructors, ask questions and receive guidance throughout the class via telephone or typed messages. You’re also able to participate in interactive group activities. Save time and money by eliminating the need to travel.

Learn more about Online Classroom Training.

Mobile Training Centre
To provide you with quality technology training at your convenience, we offer the Esri Canada Mobile Training Centre. A mobile training centre is comprised of a set of laptops loaded with Esri technology and course data required to deliver our training course at your location - no set up is required by the client hosting the training. Esri Canada instructors will travel anywhere in the country and provide standard or customized training for your organization, resulting in significant time and cost savings.

Training courses available cover desktop, server, extensions and third-party products as well as industry-specific solutions. Courses can also be tailored to meet your specific business needs. Contact us to learn more.

Customized Training
Esri Canada offers customized training to assist organizations in meeting their specific business and technology needs. Esri Canada instructors will customize course lectures and exercises according to your unique data and business requirements.

Our Professional Services group will work with your organization to identify customized training opportunities and curriculum design requirements. Contact us to learn more.

Self-Paced Training

E-Learning
Complement your online and classroom training with e-Learning. Esri’s catalogue includes free web courses, training seminars, videos and more, which are available to individuals and organizations with a qualifying Esri product current on maintenance.

Visit the Esri e-Learning site.

Webinars
Learn something new from the comfort of your own desk. Our webinars are live, interactive, free and streamed directly to your desktop. Delivered by an Esri Canada technical expert, these one-hour sessions offer the perfect opportunity to brush up on the latest product developments and get tips and tricks for working effectively with our software.

Learn more about our webinars.

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Have a question about Training?

The Esri website provides answers to common questions about training, or you can use the form below to contact us.

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