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MapInfo Pro Training

Critchlow offers MapInfo Pro training sessions, allowing you to work smarter, not harder, and maximise the usability of your software. All of our courses are delivered by trained professional instructors who have years of experience working with MapInfo solutions.

Public MapInfo Pro Training Courses

Public MapInfo training courses are held in Wellington quarterly. These instructor-led courses are designed to emphasise practical applications of the products through a range of hands-on exercises.

The courses are held at our office at Level 1, 22 The Terrace, Wellington.

Onsite MapInfo Pro Training Courses

Our onsite courses offer the same materials as the public MapInfo training courses plus the added benefit of having the training at your offices. Onsite courses also allow us to customise our material to meet your company's specific technical and scheduling needs.

MapInfo Pro Public Training Schedule

To book training sessions, find the days below that suit you best then get in touch! You can either call us on 0800 627 746 or fill in the training enquiry form and we will contact you to confirm your booking and provide any other information you need.

Please note, the training scheduled is for 64bit MapInfo Pro only.

For training outside of Wellington please contact us.

Course Location Duration Dates Month Year Registration
Introduction to MapInfo Pro Wellington 2 days 13 & 14  March  2017  Open
Advanced MapInfo Pro
Wellington 2 days 20 & 21  March  2017  Open
Introduction to MapInfo Pro Wellington 2 days 12 & 13  June  2017  Open
Advanced MapInfo Pro
Wellington 2 days 19 & 20  June  2017  Open
Introduction to MapInfo Pro Wellington 2 days 11 & 12  Sept  2017  Open
Advanced MapInfo Pro
Wellington 2 days 18 & 19  Sept  2017  Open
Introduction to MapInfo Pro Wellington 2 days 4 & 5  Dec  2017  Open
Advanced MapInfo Pro
Wellington 2 days 11 & 12  Dec  2017  Open

 

Course Information

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Introduction to MapInfo Pro

The Introduction to MapInfo Pro training course is designed to teach new users the variety of skills needed for MapInfo projects. No previous experience in GIS is required, however computer literacy is a pre-requisite.

You'll learn how to...

  • Create map layers and templates using tables and workspaces
  • Manipulate the position, size, shape and look of the map
  • Discover how to navigate through the information layers and uncover previously hidden data relationships
  • Exchange vital information between external databases using the import and export tools
  • Search, query and update data columns using the powerful SQL based data engine
  • Manage, merge and organise databases
  • Present data in tables, graphs and thematic maps
  • Use the layout features to design and display graphics.

This training course is intended to teach new users of MapInfo Pro the key competencies required to begin applying it to their work. It starts with the basics and builds the users' skill levels over two days. The course is a mix of theory and interactive tutorials.

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Advanced MapInfo Pro

The Advanced MapInfo Pro training course is for experienced users.

  • Learn the tricks that will give your maps that professional look and use the FACTS method to make them stand out from the rest
  • Turn your corporate database into a map by using geocoding - include sales prospects, customer records and property assets in your GIS
  • Learn the skill of fixing a workspace so that previous sessions can be accessed again
  • Make everyday tasks easier with scripting
  • Use the power of querying to access your information in a more effective way - advanced SQL will help you select, clean and update your data efficiently
  • Explore the extra dimension that raster images can add to the map window, whether they are orthophotos, satellite imagery or scanned paper maps
  • Keep your object data up to standard with good digitising techniques
  • Collect data from, or share data with, other people who use a GIS or GPS
  • View and maintain live data from remote sources in MapInfo Pro using ODBC/DBMS to connect to your corporate system
  • Use the powerful redistrict management tool to organise your clients or assets into territories
  • Solve your document filing troubles by using the MapInfo hotlink tool to attach external information to MapInfo objects
  • Produce sophisticated thematic maps (e.g. bi-variant thematics), to maximise your data presentation
  • Use the mbx tools to make your advanced tasks faster and easier to perform.

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MapBasic

The MapBasic training course is designed to give new users enough skills needed to enhance the use of MapInfo Pro with customised tools. It enables you to understand and edit existing code as well as create your own programmes. Some previous programming experience is recommended, however exposure to MapInfo is a pre-requisite.

Learn how to:

  • Add buttons and menu pads
  • Produce custom dialog
  • Manipulate data and MapInfo objects
  • Run queries into a MapBasic program
  • Use dlls to access external function.

Use this knowledge to enhance your use of MapInfo by:

  • Adding customised tools
  • Automating processes to remove tedious and repetitive work
  • Processing large volumes of data
  • Producing a customised interface
  • Producing data quality checks.

This training course is intended to teach new users key competencies required to start writing MapBasic programmes. It starts with the basics and builds your skill levels over two days. The course is a mix of theory and programming exercises and example code.

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Want more information on the MapInfo Pro training courses?

Fill in our training enquiry form and one of our team will be in contact to discuss your requirements.

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Training Offer

Book any training course two months in advance, and receive a 10 percent discount.
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NZ:  0800 627 746

Intl: +64 4 472 8244

Email: info@critchlow.co.nz