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GPS General Training and Software Applications Training

BMC Training provides a training course in GPS General Training and Software Applications in Construction and Civil Engineering Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Zurich
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Dubai
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • New York
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Washington
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Washington
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Munich
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • New York
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Paris
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Rome
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Zurich
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Bali
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Singapore
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Washington
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Paris
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Rome
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Zurich
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Bali
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Singapore
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Washington
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • London
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Madrid
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Munich
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Berlin
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • New York
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Dubai
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Paris
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Madrid
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Munich
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Berlin
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • New York
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Bali
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Singapore
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Washington
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Dubai
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Paris
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Rome
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Zurich
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Bali
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Singapore
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Washington
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Dubai
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Paris
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Madrid
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Munich
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Berlin
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • New York
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Bali
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Singapore
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Washington
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Dubai
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Paris
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Rome
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Zurich
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Madrid
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Munich
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Berlin
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • New York
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Dubai
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Singapore
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • London
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Madrid
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Washington
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020

Course Description

This course is an easy-to-understand introduction to using GPS and digital maps. It is a mixture of classroom activity and practical exercises using GPS with waypoints and routes downloaded from a digital map system. Basic GPS safety techniques will also be considered as well as how to choose a GPS that is right for your needs.

All the jargon and technical features will be explained as we go along and you'll get handouts to refer to when you get home.

Although most of the learning points of the course are easily transferable to other products and brands, please note that there is usually not enough time to address specific product-related questions that are outside the scope of the course.

Course Objective

The aim of the Course is that you will leave the course with the skills to use a GPS confidently and safely at a basic level and understand the advantages of linking it to a digital mapping system. You will download and uploading routes and tracks between GPS and three-dimensional digital map systems with the opportunity to design and walk some routes and practice the skills that have been learnt.

Course Outline

What is a GPS?

  • How does it work? How accurate is it? WAAS and EGNOS enabling
  • Ordnance Survey National Grid and grid references; GPS 10 digit references
  • GPS - buttons & main pages; battery; power; display; etc.
  • Setting up the GPS - position format; map datum; north reference; etc.
  • Finding your position: GPS vs. map & compass
  • Waypoints: mark; manually enter; download
  • Finding your destination: Navigating using a GPS; Go to - get 'lost' and find destination exercise
  • Routes: manually create and delete; navigating a route exercise; creating a track log
  • Digital maps: what's available; what they will do; different map views
  • Choosing a GPS to fit user needs
  • Introduction to safety issues when using a GPS
  • Future trends in GPS & digital maps.
  • Consideration of elements of Naismith's rule as a feature of Memory-Map software
  • Converting tracks to routes
  • Downloading and uploading data between digital map and GPS
  • The 'Compass'/'Navigate' page - setting it up and using the features
  • The 'Map' screen - setting it up and using the features
  • Navigation of planned route using relevant GPS information to assist you
  • Reviewing track performance; saving and deleting routes and track log
  • Setup and manage tracklog
  • Navigation of route using TracBack features
  • International position formats, map datums and sources of worldwide information
  • The latest developments of GPS for the outdoors - how useful are they?

Trimble Resources

  • Other Resources
  • GIS Overview
  • Forms of GIS Data Collection
  • GPS Overview
  • Code Differential GPS
  •  Carrier Phase Differential GPS
  • System Accuracy
  • Correction Methods

Mapping Projects

  • Five Steps of a Project
  • System Components
  • Data DictionaryCreation
  • Using QuickPlan
  • Creating Satellite Visibility Graphs

Data logger Configuration Data Collection

Source of Base Station Files

  • Asset Surveyor Configuration
  • Configuring the TSC-1 Data logger
  • Satellite Tracking Information
  • Field Techniques
  • Data Collection Options

Post processing

  • Project from Start-to-Finish
  • Setting Parameters in Pathfinder Office
  • Data Transfer
  • Differential Correction Techniques
  • Display/Edit/Plot GPS Data
  • Using the SSF Editor
  • Additional Pathfinder Office Functions
  • GIS Export
  • GIS Import
  • Using the Batch Processor

Review of Data Collection and Field Procedures

  • Preparing for the Field
  • Real-Time Setup

Field Session Two

Postprocessing

  • Pathfinder Office Postprocessing
  • Data Editing Techniques
  • Data Statistical Analysis
  • Discuss Field Session Strategies

Waypoint Manager

  • Using the Waypoint Manager
  • Creating a Waypoint File
  • Navigation Techniques

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