Introduction to FME Desktop

December 3rd, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM PST (Vancouver)

FME Desktop Basic Training Course

October 15 - 16, 2015 | 8:30am - 12:30pm PDT (Vancouver) -- Note: an on-demand version of this course is available


Are you new to FME? This course introduces the essential components and capabilities of FME through hands-on problem-solving exercises. It is a condensed version of the more in-depth FME Desktop Basic training, and is a great start to become an efficient user of FME. Learn how to work with spreadsheet and Google maps data, all without any coding. No prior FME or GIS experience is required.

The course covers:

  • Format Translations
  • Transformation Tools
  • Common Workflows

Manual and Virtual Machine

The manual and virtual machine for the course are available from

Learning Objectives

  • Translate data from one format to another using FME Workbench
  • View and inspect data using the FME Data Inspector
  • Manipulate data structure and content with transformers
  • Work with multiple datasets in a single workspace
  • Apply best practices to workspaces




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