Avenza Maps (IOS) Introduction

UNBC Avenza

Learn the features in Avenza Maps for the three tiers (Free, Plus and Pro).

Avenza Maps is an offline Mapping Application, that uses the GPS within your mobile phone or tablet. The Application is a very useful tool for the Outdoor Enthusiast for hiking, biking, climbing, camping and anywhere you need a map for your outdoor adventures.

Avenza Maps is also a very useful Application for many Natural Resource Industries for mapping and collecting data in the field.

Duration: One day

Delivery: Virtual classroom - March 7

This one-day introductory workshop is offered virtually via Zoom. It will provide you with the knowledge to support your needs and includes an opportunity to get outside and use the Application in a class activity.

Delivery:  In person in Prince George - May 16

Note: Instruction is based on Avenza Maps IOS for Apple devices. Avenza will display differently on android devices.

This course is also available as a custom offering. Please contact us at cstudies@unbc.ca to set up a course date and time that works for you and your employees.

About the Instructor

This course is facilitated by Steve Rooke. Steve is a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) in British Columbia with 30 years’ experience in natural resource management and 15 years specifically in engineering. Steve is also an Avenza Beta Tester.

Learning Outcomes

  • Importing maps – custom and from the Avenza store
  • Map views
  • Location
  • Tools
  • Place-marks and tracks
  • Symbology
  • Features list
  • Importing data
  • Attributes/schemas
  • Exporting
  • Layer management
Virtual Classroom
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm PST
Instructor: Price:
Prince George, BC
Spring 2024
Date & Time:
16 May 2024
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Registration Deadline:
May 6, 2024

Course Requirements

Students must have a computer with webcam in order to attend and participate in class discussions and exercises. Prior to the course start, students must download Avenza Maps (IOS) onto their phone or tablet. Students will need the Pro-version for this course, which can be downloaded for a 30-day free trial.

Course Prerequisites

Some prior use of Avenza maps is recommended.


Course Cancellations

Please note that courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.