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ArcGIS Desktop II:
Tools and Functionality

LENGTH OF CLASS: Three days (24 hours).


This instructor-led course introduces the fundamental concepts of ArcGIS Desktop software and teaches how to use it to visualize, create, manage, and analyze geographic data. In course exercises, you will use ArcGIS tools to perform common GIS tasks and workflows. By the end of the course, you will understand the range of ArcGIS Desktop functionality and be prepared to work with the software on your own to create GIS maps, work with geographic data, and perform GIS analysis.


GIS professionals and others who have GIS knowledge but no ArcGIS software experience.


After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Create a file geodatabase to store and manage geographic data
  • Create and edit geographic data to accurately represent real-world objects
  • Explore geographic data in ArcMap
  • Classify, symbolize, and label map features to improve map visualization and interpretation
  • Create data by geocoding addresses
  • Query and analyze GIS data to support decision making
  • Create maps to share with others.


Click here for a detailed table of contents in pdf format (114 Kb).


Students should have completed ArcGIS Desktop I: Getting Started with GIS or have equivalent knowledge.


This course is designed to work with the following software:
ArcGIS Desktop* Version
ArcView 10
ArcEditor 10
ArcInfo 10
*Only one of the listed licenses will be used in the classroom.

Schedule and registration information:

  Open Enrollment Classes   Client-Site Group Classes
Best for individuals or small groups Minimum of five trainees
Classes offered in Virginia Your facility
With Edgetech's equipment Your equipment or Edgetech's
Preset schedule Your schedule
Individual rate or use training credits (volume pricing) Group rate or use training credits
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