Prepare for Success
A guide for those seeking associate certification
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Make sure you are well prepared for the Esri ArcGIS for Desktop Associate certification test with this study guide. The Esri Technical Certification Program, open to Esri users worldwide, recognizes individuals who are knowledgeable about and proficient in best practices for using Esri software. This practical workbook features a comprehensive review of the GIS skills and knowledge measured by the exam. It provides overviews of essential ArcGIS for Desktop tools and workflows, step-by-step exercises, and practice questions that will prepare you for the exam. Each chapter includes chapter and challenge questions (with answers), key terms, and a list of additional resources. Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification Study Guide comes with access to a 180-day version of ArcGIS for Desktop software (version 10 or 10.1) and a DVD containing data for working through the exercises. The author, Miriam Schmidts, teaches GIS classes and develops course materials for the Esri educational services team. She is an experienced instructor who is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) and an Esri Certified ArcGIS for Desktop Professional. Esri Press, 2013, 392 pp., ISBN: 9781589483514