Learning opportunities are provided as part of the YorkInfo Partnership. In-person courses to enhance data and analytics skills and relevant webinars will be posted on this page.

Course Descriptions

In 2019, the Region will be providing two GIS courses that will be tailored specifically to the needs of the Partnership. Class size is limited to 14 people. Please send only those staff that will receive the maximum benefit from this training and can become champions for GIS within your organization.

Introduction to ArcGIS (Level 1)

Introduction to ArcGIS (Level 1) is designed to teach the basics of the ArcMAP and ArcCatalog within the ArcGIS Desktop Environment.
After completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Access, Input, Save, Export, and Manage GIS data using ArcCatalog
  • Create a GIS Map • Customizing your GIS data (symbology)
  • Use dynamic labeling for features and annotation

Advanced ArcGIS (Level 2)

Advanced ArcGIS (Level 2) dives deeper into ArcGIS processes and functionality.
After completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Create GIS Layer from X,Y field data and excel spreadsheets
  • Create, edit and manage GIS data
  • Geoprocessing, georeferencing, Joins and Relates and more

Geospatial Training

Access Geospatial Training to help you get started or upgrade your skills with GIS. York Region employees and Partners can access online courses in:
  • Editing using ArcMap
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • StoryMaps
  • Python Programming
  • Spatial Analysis
  • …and more
To access the content please log-in to the YorkInfo Partnership Data Co-op.
If you do not have access to the Data Co-op please contact your YorkInfo Partnership representative using the links below:


Be Chart Smart Part II

January 23, 2020
Knowing which chart to use isn’t always second nature. Listen to this webinar to walk you through some ideas to keep in mind when using charts to communicate insights.
  • Register for this Webinar here.

PowerBI: Tips and Tricks

February 7, 2020
PowerBI is becoming a standard in many workplaces. Join Peter Chu Su, Data Scientist at York Region, to learn more about how you can leverage some of the tools to optimize your dashboards!
  • Register for this Webinar here.

Top PowerBI Custom Vizzes

March 11, 2020
Going the extra mile with dashboards isn’t always easy. Join Peter Chu Su, Data Scientist at York Region, to see how your visualizations can be customized to make them pop!
  • Register for this Webinar here.

How to be Resourceful Online

April 17, 2020
Where do I find…? How do I…? What is…? These are all questions many of us ask every day. Register for this webinar to see how you can maximize your resourcefulness and answer your own questions!
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