Training Services

At IMGS We Offer a Wide Range of
On-Site, Hosted & Virtual Training Courses

Our training programmes on offer range from pre-configured courses that have been carefully designed, to custom courses which we tailor specifically for your organisation.

All of our highly skilled trainers have been certified by our partners to ensure you receive highest quality of training. 

FME Training Courses

FME Platform 2023

Upcoming FME Accelerators

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FME Accelerator

Join our free and interactive workshop, Wed. 6th March, 10am – 11.30am, to learn how to make the most use out of your data with FME.  This is for users beginning their FME journeys and for users refreshing their FME knowledge. 

The FME Accelerator will show you the basics of how to automate your data integration workflows and connect to 450+ formats.  Spend more time using data and less time fighting it.

No prior FME, coding or GIS experience is required.  This workshop is for anyone interested in maximising the value of their data with FME.  This workshop is particularly helpful to anyone who is a Data, BI, GIS and IT professional.

FME Accelerator March 2024
Webinar/ Workshop Date & Time Description Speakers
6th March 10am - 11.30am
This free and interactive workshop will teach you to make the most of your data with FME.
Gavin Park & Ciaran Kirk
10th April 10am - 11.30am
The FME Accelerator will show you the basics of how to automate your data integration workflows and connect to 450+ formats. Spend more time using data and less time fighting it.
Gavin Park & Ciaran Kirk

IMGS Authorised Gold Partner

IMGS are recognised globally as an Authorised Gold Partner.  This permits us to sell, install and configure FME Form, FME Flow and FME Flow Hosted. We are also permitted to provide training, technical support and professional services relating to the FME integration platform. On our staff of highly trained technicians, we have Safe Software certified Trainers, Flow Professional’s & Flow/ Flow Hosted Professional’s.

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FME Certified Professional
FME Certified FME Flow
FME Business Professional
FME Certified Trainer

Safe Software has partnered with IMGS since 2003.  We’ve been continuously impressed with their passion, innovation, expertise, and care for our common customers.  We look forward to more stories of their clients’ successes in leveraging our technology and DataBuilders’s expertise to gain big jumps in productivity and informed decision making” – Dale Lutz, Co-Founder & VP, Safe Software

For more information on FME training courses including learning objectives for the courses listed below, please contact us.

FME Form Standard (Beginner) Training

Overview:

Learn from the experts on how to use the essential components and capabilities in our FME Form courses, which include extensive hands-on, problem-solving exercises.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build complex translations using FME Workbench
  • View and inspect data using the FME Viewer
  • Apply best practices to large workspaces
  • Manipulate data geometry and attributes with transformers
  • Work with multiple datasets in a single workspace
  • Create low-maintenance, reusable workspaces

FME Form Advanced Training

Prerequisites:

This training course is intended for persons with some prior experience of using FME.  The content assumes a basic familiarity with the concepts and practices of FME Form; at least to the extent covered by the FME Form Basic Training.

Overview:

This training course builds upon the basic framework of workspace creation in FME Form.  The course covers topics that are commonly used by all workspace authors who wish to take their FME skills to the next level.

The course consists of five main sections:

  • Advanced Parameter Use
  • Performance Considerations
  • Custom Transformers
  • Advanced Reading and Writing 
  • Advanced Attribute Handling

Learning Objectives:

  • Use advanced parameters
  • Improve FME Form performance
  • Create custom transformers
  • Optimise reading and writing for increased flexibility
  • Apply advanced attribute handling

FME Flow Training

Overview:

FME Flow administration involves managing important tasks like optimisation, security and installation.  Learn what administration options are available in FME Flow and how to modify them to design the most effective deployment for your needs.  You’ll learn how to monitor the health of FME Flow and its components, plus how to troubleshoot problems.

The course is made up to seven main sections:

  • Planning an FME Flow Installation
  • FME Flow Connectivity
  • FME Flow Security
  • Migration and Upgrades
  • Scalability and Performance
  • FME Flow Customisation
  • Troubleshooting

Learning Objectives:

  • Plan for Fault Tolerance and Scalability
  • Optimise FME Flow performance.
  • Enhance FME Flow security
  • Monitor system health
  • Debug and troubleshoot problems

FME & ArcGIS Online

FME integrates seamlessly with the ESRI ArcGIS suite and this course will cover how you can set up FME to work with ESRI and automate tasks.  It will cover traditional data formats and using ArcGIS Pro with FME to enable access, as well as how you use the next generation of GIS platforms like ArcGIS Online or Portal Feature services including attachments within FME.

FME & Rest API

Overview:

The FME Flow REST API training is a new course that teaches FME users how to master the FME Flow REST API.

Interacting with the FME Server REST API (Part 1):

  • Getting started with the REST API 
  • Using an HTTP Caller to make calls to the FME Flow
  • Interacting with Workspaces
  • Web Services and the REST API
  • Complex Queries in Postman
  • Server Administration Tasks
  • Job Routing

Developing with the FME Server REST API (Part 2):

  • Best Practices when Building a Web Application
  • Creating a Dynamically Populated Form
  • Data Distribution Using ArcGIS Maps
  • Data Visualisation using ArcGIS
  • Data Uploads and Downloads

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand REST architecture and how to create calls
  • Integrate the FME Flow REST API into a workspace
  • Utilise the FME Flow REST API calls to complete Flow Administration Tasks
  • Learn how to properly use the FME Flow JaveScript API
  • Build web applications to view or process data
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Prerequisites:

Part 1:

This course is designed for users who have experience using FME.  It is recommended that users be familiar with the content covered in the FME Form Basic and FME Flow Authoring courses.  No previous coding experience or experience with APIs is required for this course.

Part 2:

Interacting with the FME Flow REST API (Part 1) or equivalent knowledge, including familiarity with JavaScript, HTML and CSS.  This course is designed for users who have experience using FME Form, FME Flow and interacting with REST APIs.  It is recommended that users be familiar with the content covered in the FME Form Basic and FME Flow Authoring courses.

Additional Training Courses

 

  • FME & Survey 123
  • FME & Python
  • FME & Reporting
  • FME & Automations/ Self-Service
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IMGS Training Resources

FME 2023
Bringing Life to Data

Watch this webinar from Safe Software to learn about the latest innovations in FME 2023.

Enterprise Data Integration
for Local & Central Government

You need the right integration solution to turn data into insights to better serve modern customers. The FME Platform powers business decisions with enterprise integration and no-code automation.

Forms & Reporting

This webinar illustrates how Safe Software’s low code FME platform can create data entry forms and reporting tools across all platforms and devices. 

Data Quality with FME

In this webinar see how FME can improve your data quality. Data is your organisations most valuable asset, and decisions based on bad data can lead to bad decisions and a lack of trust in your insights.

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