Course Date Location Course fee: Click to Register (Group)
Start Date: 13/11/2023 End Date: 17/11/2023 Nairobi Kenya $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group
Start Date: 19/12/2022 End Date: 23/12/2022 Nairobi Kenya $ 1,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group


Epicollect is a mobile and web application used for easy data collection. It provides both the web and mobile application for the generation of questionnaires and freely hosted project websites for data collection. Projects are created using the web application then users will manually add them to their Android/iOS device. All data collected using multiple devices and all data can be viewed on a central server for processing and analysis. This training will equip the participants with skills and knowledge on mobile data collection and management using Epicollect.

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive Certificate of Participation


By the end of this training, the participants will be able to;

·      Create projects and forms using Epicollect 

·      Load the project into Epicollect app on your phone

·      Collect multiple sets of data online or offline

·      View, analyse and export data using google maps, google earth at your project website.


The course will take 5 days approximately 


This course eyes field researchers and organizations that conduct field data collection activities


MODULE 1: Introduction to Mobile based Data Collection

·      Overview of MDC

·      Benefits and challenges of MDC

·      Different MDC platforms and technologies

·      GPS concepts

·      Data types

MODULE 2: Introduction to Epicollect

·      Components of Epicollect 5

·      Epicollect vs other MDC technologies

·      Epicollect Case studies

MODULE 3: Epicollect web application

·      Creating a project

·      Adding and editing entries

·      Managing users

·      Mapping data

·      Downloading data

·      Import and Export projects

MODULE 5: Epicollect Form Builder

·      Introduction to form builder

·      Input types

·      Form design

·      Linking forms

·      Form logics

·      Import and export forms

·      Import and export possible answers

MODULE 6: Epicollect mobile app

·      Installation of Epicollect app on android and iPhone

·      Adding a project

·      Adding an entry

·      Editing entries

·      Saving and uploading entries

·      Downloading entries

·      Sharing images

MODULE 7: Integration with other data platforms

·      Exporting Epicollect data for further analysis in Spreadsheet

·      Importing into QGIS

·      Mapping project Photos

·      Preparing GIS project maps 

MODULE 8: From Epicollect to visualization using GIS

·      Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)

·      Labelling using multiple fields

·      View, Edit attribute data

·      Performing table joins

·      QGIS Plugins

·      Recoding data

·      Performing basic statistical analysis using QGIS

·      Incorporating Pie Charts and Graphs in GIS maps

·      Preparing M&E Maps

MODULE 9: Publishing into other online Platforms

·      Publishing into google maps and fusion tables

·      Publishing into other online platforms using qgis2web plugin


·      The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

·      The participants should be reasonably proficient in English as all facilitation and course materials will be offered in English.

·      Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·      The training will be held at Kincaid Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

·      All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

·      Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training coordinator at Email: or Tel: +254 724592901

·      This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our Kincaid Training Centre or at a convenient location.


For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 724592901 or send mail to


Payments are due upon registration. Payment should be sent to our Bank account before commencement of training and proof of payment sent to