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.

If you’re curious about how other organizations use ArcGIS to streamline operations, need to learn how to build dashboards, or would like to explore how to make data usable in GIS, check out the following courses:

Upcoming Esri MOOCs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free and convenient and offer a great way to build in-demand skills and stay up-to-date with Esri technology. 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:


The Esri technical certification team recently celebrated an important milestone: 10,000 certifications have been awarded since the program launched!

“We’re excited that the program has reached this milestone. It reflects strong interest in Esri technology and the value that high-stakes certification holds for so many professionals,” said Esri certification program manager Jessi Mielke. “My team is proud to support the worldwide community of highly skilled individuals who have achieved one—and in some cases many—Esri technical certifications. We look forward to supporting everyone who aspires to do the same.”

With new ArcGIS Pro and other exams in development, the program is poised to award many more certifications in 2022.

If certification is something you’re interested in pursuing, get some inspiration for your GIS journey by viewing certification success stories and explore the latest Esri Technical Certification exams. Also join the Esri Technical Certification groups on LinkedIn and Esri Community to connect with other professionals and discuss all things certification.