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Hitechniques GPS training course for surveyors and construction engineers

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Hitechniques Ltd.

Unit 17 Block Q, Grants Road, Greenogue Business Park

D24 N252 Rathcoole

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Want to improve your surveys, get more site information, spend less time connecting the dots in the office? Be more confident in using modern technology on site, complete your jobs faster, increase your revenue with better orders from contractors. Attend the Practical Usage of GPS on Construction Site Training Course with Hitechniques Ltd.


THE TRAINING COURSE WILL TAKE A PLACE IN OUR NEWLY REFURBISHED OFFICE IN GREENOGUE BUSINESS PARK, RATHCOOLE, CO. DUBLIN

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"Very informative course with excellent practical field work. I would recommend this course to fellow construction workers" Noel Lyons, Noel Lyons Architectural Services, Birr


"Picked up new functions: offsets, trilateration, auto-recording. Will speed up surveying for me"
Peter O'Dwyer, Architect, Dublin


"Good detail, hands on, easy to pick up, not too theory heavy" Peter Daly, Pivotal Construction, Dublin 6



Who should attend

Architects, Engineers – if you are involved in

  • preparing planning applications – learn to survey with the latest technology, use a 1-man system to complete a survey in the field to Ordnance Survey co-ordinates
  • surveying sites for preparation of plans for new buildings or structures – check existing site layouts
  • overseeing construction work – see how to set out quicker and more efficiently than using a total station

Site Managers/Foremen

  • If you are involved in construction, learn how to use GPS for setting out or surveying. There will be no complicated mathematics (unless you want it!) and nothing more complicated than using your Satnav.

Get one week free hire with our course! It is great opportunity to get more practice and be more confident with using GPS Rover.

The Instructor

Philip Hanrahan B.E., B.A., M.I.E.I has 35 years of experience in surveying instrument handling:

  • 6 years as a site engineer on civil construction projects, including roads, sewerage schemes, housing developments, industrial buildings.
  • 27 years demonstrating and training users in surveying instruments
  • 2 years lecturer in Engineering Surveying, Trinity College Dublin, including design of the Engineering Surveying module in the Civil Engineering degree course.and approval by Engineers Ireland

What you will learn:

  • How to survey with GPS Rover
    • Topographical survey with output to Autocad & Excel
    • Using feature coding for layered survey
    • Dealing with overhanging trees
    • Surveying close to buildings
  • How to set out buildings, roads, features
  • Solving up/downloading problems
    • Uploading .dxf files
    • Uploading ASCII or text/.csv files
    • Connection problems to WinXP, Win7/8
  • How GPS works
    • The antenna, the datalogger, the satellite systems
    • Correction subscriptions sytems
    • Ellipsoids
    • Geoids
    • ITM/Irish Grid
  • New Subjects Added:
    Using OSI Planning Packs - Digital & Paper
    Adding Contours
    Calculating Areas & Volumes
  • Troubleshooting internet connection problems
    • SIM card
    • Subscription activation
    • Updates
  • Quality control
    • How accurate is your survey
    • Testing your GPS Rover
    • Recording setting out
  • Using OSI Planning Packs - Digital & Paper
  • Adding Contours
  • Calculating Areas & Volumes

Program

9:00 – 9:30 Introduction – get your kit on!
9:30 – 11:00 Outdoor surveying – carry out survey of surrounding area
11:00 – 11:15 T-Break
11:15 – 12:45 Theory behind the survey
12:45 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 2:30 Uploading a setting out drawing
2:30 – 4:00 Setting out – set out points in the surrounding area
4:00 – 5:00 Q & A

Class size

Class size is limited to 10 people and attendees will work in pairs to complete the assigned tasks.

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Unit 17 Block Q, Grants Road, Greenogue Business Park

D24 N252 Rathcoole

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