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Training & Certification

Public GIS Training

Whether you're a GIS professional or just starting a career that requires the use of GIS software, our public and instructor-led training classes offer Blue Marble software users the opportunity to expand their GIS knowledge. For detailed information on the class content, see the agenda link below.

Are you interested in becoming a certified Global Mapper or LiDAR Module user? All attendees who successfully complete the Global Mapper and LiDAR Module courses will be issued an official certificate of completion and will be recognized as a certified user. For more information on the benefits of certification click here.

Training Agendas

Blue Marble Training

The following training sessions are being offered by Blue Marble Geographics.

Title Location Dates Registration Deadline
Global Mapper Training Perth, Western Australia May 18 - 19, 2017* April 21, 2017**

* Dates and locations are subject to change. Please contact Blue Marble Geographics directly prior to making any travel arrangements.
** Registration may close at an earlier date if the available slots are filled.

Additional Upcoming Training Opportunities

Blue Marble's training staff are in the process of finalizing our public training classes for 2017. Currently the following cities have been penciled in as likely locations:

  • Denver, Colorado - May (TBD): Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training
  • Ottawa, Ontario - October (TBD): Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training

Additional dates will be added as the necessary arrangements are made. Note that Blue Marble's public classes are located in places where there has been a demand for the course. If you would like to inquire about the likelihood of a public class in a city near you, please email

Training by Blue Marble Partners

The following training sessions are being offered by a Blue Marble Partner that has been certified to instruct. Not all training sessions may be delivered in English; please read training details for more information.

Title Location Dates Cost Offered by Language
Global Mapper Advanced Training Kingfisher Lodge
Mount Edgecomb, KZN
South Africa
Feb. 8 - 9, 2017* R6000 (excluding VAT) SMC Synergy English, with supportive discussions in Afrikaans and French, if required

* Dates and locations are subject to change. Please contact the Partner directly prior to making any travel arrangements and to confirm pricing.

Registration Details

There is limited space available and spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Please register each attendee separately and provide an email address to receive updates about the class.

Don't see a date or location that works for you? Contact us for more information about on-site and online GIS training options.

Please review our Refund Policy before purchase.