Assiniboine Community College GIS Diploma

Assiniboine Community College GIS Diploma

Assiniboine Community College

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
GIS Program: GIS Technologies Diploma

Info:  The Environmental Technologies advanced diploma program with specializations in GIS at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon, Manitoba features hands on learning through Remote Senisng, GIS and GPS to data sets.

Students learn to analyze data, incorporate related information and solve real world land based problems. Skills developed with this program include database applications, communications, cartography, problem solving, geomatics, statistical analysis and remote sensing.

The program is offered through distance education, so can be taken from virtually anywhere and is also open to international students.

Contact Info

1430 Victoria Avenue East
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 2A9

ag.enviro@assiniboine.net / 204-725-8700 Ext.: 6617

See the Course Web Site for more details.


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Selkirk College GIS programs

Selkirk College GIS Diploma & Bachelor Degree in GIS

Prerequisites: University degree or College Diploma

Selkirk College is a Regional Community College located in the Kootenay region of southern British Columbia. The Selkirk vision is to help inspire students and enables them to become valuable contributors to society and their associated industry. There are two Geographic Information Systems programs offered at Selkirk College, the Advanced Diploma in GIS and the Bachelor Degree in in GIS.

The 1 year Advanced Diploma program is a one year program offered at the Castlegar campus. The program utilizes advanced geospatial technology to provide leading edge hands on training and prepares students to become trained geospatial experts in the environmental planning, business, industry or resource sectors.

The 4 year Bachelor Degree in Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program, also  offered at the Castlegar campus, provides flexibility with a unique opportunity allowing extensive knowledge of leading edge technology with a career orientated specialty.

The GIS programs are accompanied with lab activity interaction at the Geospatial Research Centre ( a nationally recognized GIS research facility) that provides students with opportunities to apply and understand GIS concepts in current real-world situations. Therefore students that complete the programs leave with the knowledge and skills sets that allow them to become experts in GIS.

Contact Info

1.888.953.1133

Tracey Harvey Ext. 522 or  Brendan Wilson Ext. 393

See the Course Web Site for more details.

 

 

GIS & Planning at Mohawk College

The two year Urban and Regional Planning Technician diploma with specializations in GIS at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario provides a chance to learn land use urban planning principles, planning laws, as well as the process and documentation necessary to create active and sustainable communities.

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

BCIT – (British Columbia Institute of Technology)

Location: Burnaby, British ColumbiaBCIT GIS Program(s): Advanced Diploma
Pre Req. College or University Diploma

Info / Description:

BCIT  has more then 20 years of experience delivering advanced GIS technology programs and courses to Canadians, their GIS program has long established as one of the more reputable programs in the country for producing highly skilled and sought-after graduates.

The BCIT programs were designed for university or college graduates that have a background in a related discipline, the program helps establish GIS skills and incorporates them to work ethics where students can practice real world situations with real industry research projects or workplace practicum. The BCIT program is available as a part-time basis as well with completion ranging from 2-4 years.

Contact Info

Address:
3699 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 3H1

(604) 432-8378 Polytechnic Institute gis@bcit.ca

Web Site:

See the BCIT GIS program page for more details.

[source: bcit.ca]


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NBCC – GIS Advanced Diploma

logo New Brunswick Community College

New Brunswick Community College

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
Program(s): GIS Advanced Diploma
Prerequisites: University degree or College Diploma

Info:

The GIS Advanced Diploma is designed to add technical hands on GIS skills, while building upon students already established unique background in various related disciplines. Team projects incorporate GIS analysis, computer mapping and applied programming.

Team projects provide opportunities for you to apply and demonstrate the technology tools in a real project setting. The projects are structured around current industry initiatives in three key disciplines – GIS analysis, computer mapping and applied programming. The projects help you to further develop problem-solving techniques and work flow strategies required by a wide range of GIS industries.

 

 

NOTE:   NBCC announced that they will be discontinuing their GIS Advanced Diploma program next year, any students currently enrolled in the program will be supported through the next academic year to program completion in June 2013. More Details …

[source: nbcc.ca]


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What is GIS – Applications of the spatial information

Here is a short video that provides a pretty good job of defining what GIS is, in common simpler words.

It is not a Canadian video but may help some people out none the less.

What is GIS

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