New Training and Certification Offerings


New Instructor-Led Courses

Esri’s instructor-led courses are developed in-house by subject matter experts who have a deep understanding of ArcGIS best practices and recommended workflows. All instructors have Esri Technical Certifications and CompTIA CTT++ certification.

To learn the latest ArcGIS workflows, check out the following recommended courses:

  • Creating Story Maps with ArcGIS
    With their highly engaging user experience, Esri Story Maps apps have achieved mass appeal as a vehicle to inform the public, engage stakeholders, and inspire audiences. This one-day course, for anyone who wants to communicate with maps, teaches the concepts and best practices for creating and sharing story maps.
  • Configuring Web Apps Using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS
    Learn how to make custom-looking apps without having to do custom coding. This course shows users how to take advantage of existing web maps, themes, and widgets to build apps that feature an organization’s branding and deliver the functionality its users require.
  • Extending ArcGIS Pro with Add-Ins
    Discover how to develop customized add-ins that support unique workflows. This course introduces Microsoft .NET developers to key ArcGIS Pro SDK programming patterns, the ArcGIS Pro API, and a wide range of tailored functionality that can be deployed using add-ins.
  • Get Started with Insights for ArcGIS
    This one-day course prepares users to work with Insights for ArcGIS, Esri’s newest app for data discovery and spatial analytics. Participants will learn how to integrate data from a variety of sources to quickly generate interactive visualizations. They will also explore data patterns and relationships using maps, charts, and tables.

View all instructor-led courses.

E-Learning Spotlight: Teacher Resources

The Training catalog provides easy access to dozens of resources that support the distinctive needs of educators, GeoMentors, and others who develop spatial literacy and GIS skills in K–12 and higher-education students. Select learning formats that include SpatiaLABS, GeoInquiries, and Mapping Our World to gain access to hands-on activities and lessons that span a broad cross-section of topics and ArcGIS workflows.

Explore teacher resources and the entire e-Learning collection.


The following Esri Technical Certification exams are currently being updated for ArcGIS 10.5 and are planned for release over the next six months:

  • ArcGIS Desktop Entry
  • ArcGIS Desktop Associate
  • ArcGIS Desktop Professional
  • Enterprise Geodata Management Associate
  • Enterprise Geodata Management Professional
  • Enterprise System Design Associate
  • Enterprise Administration Associate

Candidates who are ready to schedule an exam appointment may visit the Pearson VUE website to select their preferred date and location. Pearson VUE operates more than 5,000 test centers worldwide.

Explore Esri Technical Certification exams and join the Esri Technical Certification group on LinkedIn to connect with other professionals and discuss all things certification.

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