Whether you are completely new to GIS or you have been working with the software for years, ESRI is the place to go for ArcGIS training.  ESRI offers training for all academic levels including new users, students, GIS managers, data editors, GIS analysts, map designers, GIS technical leads, GIS application developers, or anyone else interested in learning about GIS.  The best news is that they now offer FREE TRAINING.  You can sharpen your skills or learn a new skill altogether by completely one of their many forms of training.  ESRI offers web courses, instructor-led training seminars, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), teacher resources including GeoInquiries and SpatiaLABS, as well as others.

ESRI President, Jack Dangermond said that “ESRI encourages lifelong learning,” and the new training website that went online this summer provides an easy way to learn more about GIS.  Many resources on the website are free to everyone, all you have to do is login with your ESRI account.  Others are for individuals who have, or are members of an organization that has an ESRI qualifying product with a current maintenance subscription.

To find training that fits your needs search the catalog and register for an instructor-led class or learn at your own pace with e-Learning.  Then manage your learning activity to see your upcoming classes and seminars.  You can also view your training history and certificates, as well as manage your training wish list.  This new training site makes it easy to learn valuable skills for FREE.  Find your next training at ESRI’s website here.  There’s so much to learn, so go check it out!