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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
  • Dubai
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Madrid
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Bali
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Singapore
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • London
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Madrid
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Paris
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • London
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Madrid
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Munich
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Berlin
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Bali
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Singapore
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Dubai
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Rome
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Zurich
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Bali
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Singapore
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • London
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Madrid
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Munich
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Berlin
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Dubai
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Madrid
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Munich
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Berlin
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Singapore
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Dubai
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Zurich
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Bali
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Singapore
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • London
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Madrid
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Munich
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Berlin
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Paris
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Madrid
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Munich
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Berlin
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • London
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Madrid
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Munich
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Berlin
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Zurich
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • London
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Madrid
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Munich
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Berlin
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Paris
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • London
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Madrid
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Munich
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Berlin
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Zurich
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Singapore
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Dubai
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Paris
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • 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
  • Istanbul
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Bali
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Singapore
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • London
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Madrid
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Munich
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Berlin
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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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