Map Production

  • length:
    1 Day
  • Cost:
    $715 +GST
  • Time:
    9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
  • Presenter:
    Nicholas Chai, Jack Green or Chris Hoar
  • Or contact NGIS to request a corporate course.

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This 1-day Map Production course shows you all the tips and tricks you need to create functional, effective maps using ArcGIS. The line between GIS and CAD is becoming increasing blurred with every new release of ArcGIS, with the software package offering an application for the generation of high quality map products. This course will teach you how ArcGIS can simply and effectively create accurate professional hard copy maps incorporating insets, overviews and detailed marginalia.


Introduction to ArcGIS course or equivalent experience.


  • Symbolising layers – custom symbols and styles, image effects.
  • Making the most of multiple data frames – insets, overviews and extent rectangles.
  • Organising the map layout.
  • Using layout assistance such as guides and rulers.
  • Customising a legend.
  • Generating effective grids, graticules and reference grids.
  • Incorporating graphs onto maps.
  • Presenting tables and objects on a map


Exercise 1 – Simple Map Production; Exporting a Map; Reference Grids; optional Exercise – Creating a Street Index Map
Exercise 2 – Maps with Multiple Data Frames; Overview Maps; Extent Indicators; Optional Exercise – Inset Maps with Extent Indicators
Exercise 3 – Map Templates; Guides; Using Map Templates; Templates with Multiple Data Frames and Data; optional Exercise – Templates for Map Sizes of A4 to A0
Exercise 4 – Producing Multiple Maps; Creating Graphs; Using Bookmarks to Create Multiple Maps; optional Exercise – Data Driven Pages (Map Books/Series)

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