Free course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology: Certification and links to the complete course

The certification of the course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology is now available (this course is also available in Spanish).

This certification starts after publishing the seven modules that form the course, but it will continue open continuously, so that any user can get it at any moment when the modules are finished.

To take the course, that is free of charge, it’s not necessary any registration. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules induicated at the end of this post.

In addition, if you want to get the certification of the course, that is optional, a complete exercise must be completed, which includes some of the contents shown during the course. Likewise, you must have at least 6 of the 9 existing activities correctly, which will validate the knowledge acquired during the course and will be evaluated by a tutor.

Apart from the delivery and passing exercise successfully, the certification will have a minimum cost, necessary to cover the expenses related to the evaluation and certification. This cost will be € 25.

The certification will be issued by the gvSIG Association, and will include the Course completion certificate.

The exercise and the cartography to be used at this practical exercise can be downloaded from the following links:

In the first section of the practical exercise the steps to follow to send it are explained in detail, as well as how to make the payment.

The course is composed of the following modules:

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30 Responses to Free course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology: Certification and links to the complete course

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  2. Venkatesh K says:

    Namaste
    I am interested
    Thanks
    Venkatesh K
    9449994930

    • Chan Cassar says:

      Me too interested

      • Mario says:

        Hi Chan, to take the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of chargge. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
        Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
        Best regards

    • Mario says:

      Hi Venkatesh, to take the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of chargge. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

  3. Irina says:

    Is there a dealine for sending you the finishedexercise?

    • Mario says:

      Hi Irina, there isn’t a deadline, the course will continue being opened. You can send it when you finish it.
      Best regards

  4. Sophia says:

    Can you mail out this infirmation? Thank you sophia boswell

    • Mario says:

      Hi Sophia, to take the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

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  6. GeoAfrikana says:

    Great initiative. This will assist many beginners and even veterans like me who have little or no basis in archaeology.

    Keep up the work.

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  9. muhammad irfan says:

    me intrest

    • Mario says:

      Hi Muhammad, to take the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

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  11. Yes I am interested to join

  12. Kuldeep says:

    Please tell me the procedure to enroll for this course

    • Mario says:

      Hi Kuldeep, to take the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

  13. Barra says:

    Hi.. I am interested in learning more about GIS, my specific interest is in relation to wildlife surveying. Do you think this course would be useful to me in that regard?

    Barra

    • Mario says:

      Hi Barra, yes, this course will be very useful for you to learn GIS because you can follow the videos better than a PDF file. Here the different tools are explained in spoken form.

  14. Cloch Chora says:

    excellent. I think I will have a look at that!. One question, there are several links and portals below, from which link can I find the educational videos? Also do I need to download specific software to complete the exercises?

    Barra

    • Mario says:

      Hi Barra, the course has been prepared on gvSIG. You can download it because it’s an open source GIS. At module 3 we explain how to download it. It’s free.

  15. ROBERT KOECH says:

    I would like to join GIS training

    • Mario says:

      Hi Robert, to join the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

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  17. Cajal Gupta says:

    I m very much interested in the course , please tell how to proceed at the earliest Thank you

    • Mario says:

      Hi Cajal, to join the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

  18. Sushil says:

    I am keenly interested in GIS course.Is there login id is required or tell me total process.

    • Mario says:

      Hi Sushil, to join the course it’s not necessary to register at any portal, and it’s free of charge. All the information is at this post. You only have to follow the videos of the different modules indicated at the end of this post.
      Apart from it, if you want to get the certification, you have to do the practical exercise and pay 25€ when the tutor confirm that you have pass it. All the information is at the beginning of the practical exercise.
      Best regards

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