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. Courses are currently offered online, in real time (in multiple time zones), and as private training events.

Do you need to ensure the accuracy of your authoritative GIS database? Are you looking to build the skills required to share actionable insight with decision-makers? If either of these scenarios speaks to you, check out the following courses:

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a great way to keep up with fast-changing technology.

Take an Esri MOOC

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free and convenient and offer a great way to keep up-to-date with fast-changing technologies. Participants get access to ArcGIS software, and each course includes video lectures by Esri experts, hands-on software exercises, and interactive forums to engage with learners from around the world. Everyone who completes the course content receives a certificate of completion. View all the MOOCs Esri has available. For a closer look at some upcoming courses, check out the following:


Did you know that the Esri Technical Certification program offers specialty exams that measure users’ knowledge and skills on focused topics, including ArcGIS API for Python and ArcGIS Online administration? These shorter exams are popular with those who are interested in showcasing their ongoing commitment to professional development and excellence.

The steps to attain a specialty certification vary based on where you are in the eligibility framework.

Understanding eligibility requirements is an important part of validating the specific ArcGIS skills you have honed on the job or in school. Whether you’re just starting out or continuing your certification journey, engaging in the right planning and preparation is key to achieving your goals.

Looking for inspiration for your GIS journey? View all the certification success stories and explore the latest Esri Technical Certification exams. Also join the Esri Technical Certification groups on LinkedIn and the Esri Community to connect with other professionals and discuss all things certification.