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Setting out and Surveying With Total Station - Training Course

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Hitechniques Ltd.

Unit 17 Block Q, Grants Road

Greenogue Business Park

D24 N252 Rathcoole

Ireland

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Learn how to quickly set up the total station. How to station and orient to a direction and backsight point. How to set out lines and levels for buildings, kerbs, manholes, gullies. Use Free-stationing to avoid obstacles when setting out. Calculate areas and volumes. Prepare drawings in Autocad to quickly set out sites. Attend Hitechniques Total Station Training Course and be more confident on the site.

Who should attend

If you work on a construction site in any capacity that involves setting out or surveying for new buildings you should know how to use a total station. This course will cover all you need to know to get started using a 2-man or 1-man robotic instrument.

What you will learn

  • How to quickly set up the total station

  • How to station and orient to a direction and backsight point

  • Resection/free stationing from known points

  • Setting out lines and levels for buildings, kerbs, manholes, gullies

  • Offsetting lines for setting out

  • Preparing a drawing for uploading to the total station

  • Uploading drawings and points

  • Sorting problems with uploading and connecting to the total station

  • Surveying lines and features

  • Prisms and reflectorless surveying

  • Prism constants and offsets

  • Basic checks on your total station

  • Ensuring your survey is correct

  • Co-ordinates systems Using OSI Planning Packs - Digital & Paper

  • Adding Contour

  • Calculating Areas & Volumes

  • Quality control

The Instructor

Philip Hanrahan B.E., B.A., MIEI 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

Program

  • 9:00 – 9:15 Introduction

  • 9:15 – 11:00 Outdoor surveying – carry out survey of surrounding area

  • 11:00 – 11:15 T-Break

  • 11:15 – 11:30 Downloading the survey, Areas, Volumes, Contours

  • 11:30 – 13:00 Preparing an Autocad drawing for setting out

  • 13:00 – 2:00 Lunch

  • 2:00 – 2:30 Uploading a setting out drawing

  • 2:30 – 3:30 Setting out – set out points in the surrounding area, Freestationing

  • 3:30 - 4:30 Using the OSI planning pack. Prisms & Prism offsets

  • 4:30 – 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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Hitechniques Ltd.

Unit 17 Block Q, Grants Road

Greenogue Business Park

D24 N252 Rathcoole

Ireland

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