New Training and Certification Offerings


Building a Strong Foundation with Instructor-Led Courses

Developed and delivered by in-house experts, Esri’s instructor-led courses serve GIS professionals and novices alike. They are great for anyone who uses ArcGIS software to support their daily workflows, enhance projects with geographic context, and create information that supports better decision-making. If you need an introduction to Esri’s most popular software, explore the following courses:

For organizations that need multiple instructor-led classes, an Esri Training Pass can simplify things.

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Expand Your GIS Skills in a Free Course

Esri’s massive open online courses (MOOCs) are informative, fun, and available at no cost—and if you’ve not attended one yet, you’ll find that these popular courses are great options to explore hot topics in the GIS community. Access to ArcGIS software is included and a certificate is awarded upon successful completion. Check out the following upcoming offerings:

Explore a New ArcGIS Topic in One Hour

Live training seminars are free, one-hour live streams featuring Esri subject matter experts. Pick up ArcGIS tips and best practices, watch guided software demonstrations, chat with other attendees, and ask questions of the presenters. All seminars are recorded and available on demand at Esri Academy after the live event. Upcoming topics include ArcGIS Arcade, ArcGIS Experience Builder, and Survey123 Connect.


The Esri Technical Certification Program enables GIS practitioners to validate their experience with ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, and related technology.

Rory McPherson, a principal GIS analyst, is a two-time Esri technical certification achiever who believes certification has professional and personal rewards. “Becoming Esri-certified has been immensely beneficial to my professional journey,” said McPherson. “It has expanded my knowledge and broadened my career opportunities.” Read Rory’s success story.

Four new certification exams were recently released. One or more of them may be right for you.

Explore all Esri technical certification exams. To get help choosing one, watch Preparing for an Esri Technical Certification.