GIS Education & Training Center



San Bernardino Valley College

The GIS Certificate is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for immediate entry-level employment for persons interested in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and automated mapping technology. The certificate also provides the needed upgrading and retraining of current employees in this rapidly expanding technological field.


RIo Hondo college

Rio Hondo College's GIS Program offers a CA Certificate of Achievement for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  The CA state approved program offers convenient scheduled courses at community college fees for working professionals.  Classrooms, and curriculum are developed with input from local GIS industry leaders. Students can transfer courses to 4 year institutions.  Several courses are offered in the fall and spring.  Introduction to GIS is offered during the summer with field trip to Esri International Conference.


Cal State San Bernardino

Along with our B.A. degrees, we offer a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Our GIS certificate provides training in computer based digital mapping, geospatial data analysis, and remote sensing techniques, from fundamental concepts to advanced applications, giving students technical and administrative skills needed in the job market.


Geospatial Training Services will be in La Palma this June 14th - 16th to conduct our Programming ArcGIS with Python Workshop. 

June 14th - 16th - La Palma, CA (University of Phoenix)

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Arcpy, ArcPy Mapping, and ArcPy Data Access

Module 2: Managing Map Documents and Layers

Module 3: Finding and Fixing Broken Data Links

Module 4: Automating Map Production and Printing

Module 5: Executing Geoprocessing Tools from Scripts

Module 6: Creating Custom Geoprocessing Tools

Module 7: Querying and Selecting Data