Database and online systems training

The Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA) offers FREE training in its databases and online systems. The training is in the form of a presentation, with hands-on interaction in most systems.

Topics include:

A desktop computer will be available for each participant.

Perth sessions

car parking
Perth parking map

The Perth training has been divided into separate sessions: one for mining companies/geologists, and one for prospectors.

Dates for 2018

Thursday 8 March

Thursday 7 June

Thursday 8 November

Venue: No. 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth

Mining companies/geologists — morning

9.30–9.45 Welcome and web systems
9.45–10.45 GeoVIEW.WA
10.45–11.00 Tea break
11.00–11.30 WAMEX/drillholes/geochemistry
11.30–12.00 Questions and activities

Prospectors — afternoon

1.00–1.30 Welcome and web systems
1.30–2.30 GeoVIEW.WA
2.30–2.45 Tea break
2.45–3.45 Tengraph Web
3.45–4.15 GeoMap.WA

Instructions to participants for Perth training

To facilitate a swift sign-in and prompt start, please arrive 15 minutes before your session. Go in the front doors to 1 Adelaide Terrace, pass the reception area on the right, turn left at the ramp to the DMIRS reception area. Tell the receptionist you are there for DMIRS training and you will be taken to the training room.

The most convenient parking is in the City of Perth Car Parks, either next to the Tattersalls Bowling Club in Plain Street, or the Queen's Gardens Carpark (on the north side of the gardens). Please see the map for their location.

Please confirm attendance and advise which sessions you wish to attend. If you find that you cannot attend for any reason, please let us know with some notice so we can let someone on the waiting list fill your place.

Register here.

Kalgoorlie sessions

The Kalgoorlie training is open to all.

Venue: 34 Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie, central campus for the Goldfields Institute of Technology, Kalgoorlie

Dates for 2018

Friday 16 March

Friday 15 June

Friday 16 November

9.30–10.00 Welcome and web systems
10.00–11.00 GeoVIEW.WA
11.00–11.15 Tea break
11.15-12.15 WAMEX and Mineral drillholes and geochemistry databases
12.15–1.00  Lunch break

1.00 – 1.45 Tengraph Web
1.45–2.30 GeoMap.WA
2.30–3.00 Individual sessions — specific examples, queries and issues relating to Web Systems and applications covered in the training session.


Instructions to participants for Kalgoorlie training

Once you register, detailed information will be sent to you via email. See the Kalgoorlie location map and instructions to the right.

Register here.


Several training videos are provided below:

WA Geology – Introduction video

GeoMap.WA - GPS tracking video

Download these manuals and work through useful examples: