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2018 Trimble Courses

  COURSE NAME LOCATION DATE COST
  BC-HCE Basic Training Rapid City January 8-9 $500
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Rapid City January 10 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Rapid City January 11 $150
  GCS900 Rapid City January 12 $150
  BC-HCE Basic Training Bismarck January 16-17 $500
  BC-HCE Basic Training Sioux Falls January 18-19 $500
  BC-HCE Basic Training Fargo January 22-23 $500
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Fargo January 24 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Fargo January 25 $150
  GCS900 Fargo January 26 $150
  Topcon to Trimble File Conversion Webinar February 9 FREE
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Sioux Falls February 12 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Sioux Falls February 13 $150
  GCS900 Sioux Falls February 14 $150
  GCS900 Bismarck February 14 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Bismarck February 15 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Bismarck February 16 $150
  BC-HCE Intermediate Training Sioux Falls February 20-21 $500
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Dickinson March 6 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Dickinson March 7 $150
  GCS900 Dickinson March 8 $150
  SITECH Dakotas / Frontier Precision Technology Roadshow Fargo March 12 FREE
  SCS900 Ver3 Level I Aberdeen March 13 $150
  SCS900 Ver3 Level II Aberdeen March 14 $150
  GCS900 Aberdeen March 15 $150
  SITECH Dakotas / Frontier Precision Technology Roadshow Bismarck March 15 FREE
  BCHCE Advanced Training - Sites
  Dataprep - Sites Fargo February 26-28 $1,250
  Takeoff - Sites Fargo March 1-2 $1,250

 

SCS900 Version 3 - Level I

This course will focus on best practices to setup a site for GPS/Grade Control. Class will discuss data file structure and file management for Trimble TSC3, Site Mobile, and Tablet data collectors. We will cover basic operation and care of Site Positioning components and practice basic functionality of Trimble SCS900 field software. Course includes both classroom and outdoor segments, dress accordingly. Attendees should bring GPS base/rover/data collector if possible.

  • Create Site /Work order in SCS900
  • Import Files onto data collector
  • Setup GPS base
    • Setup GPS rover communicating with local base
    • Setup GPS rover communicating with VRS
  • Calibrate Job site and verify
  • Move base station and verify
  • Exporting files for machine control from your data collector

SCS900 Version 3 - Level II

This course will review best practices from Level I. We will then discuss and practice advanced functionality of Trimble SCS900 field software focusing on Measuring, Staking, and COGO. Course includes both classroom and outdoor segments, dress accordingly. Attendees should bring GPS base/rover/data collector if possible.

  • Review Level 1
    • Verify site setup
    • Move or reset Base station location
  • Overview of Measure Menu
  • Topo Site
    • Site Features
    • Surface Features
    • In-field volume calculations
  • Measure/Check Grade
    • Point
    • Line
    • Surface
    • Side Slopes
  • Overview of Stakeout Menu
  • Stakeout/Layout
    • Point
    • Line
    • Surface
    • Side Slope
    • Corridor

GCS900 Operator Training

This course is intended for machine operators that need to understand and use GPS machine control. This course will teach components needed for GPS Machine Control, basic screens and menus in the GPS display, and daily machine operation techniques. Course taught in classroom setting.

  • Display Overview
  • Main Screen Views
  • Selecting designs
  • Vertical / Horizontal Offsets
  • Select Lane
  • Guidance Method
  • Valve Tuning for TTT
  • Diagnostics
    • Troubleshooting
    • Mode 3D GPS
    • GPS Accuracy
  • Creating Designs in the Display
  • Changing Radio Channels

Topcon to Trimble File Conversion

This course shows the basic steps required to convert data from a Topcon data collector or 3D machine design to Trimble SCS900 or GCS900 compatible format WITHOUT physically re-calibrating (re-localizing).  This course is a Webinar.

  • Import Topcon files into Topcon Office software
  • Types of Topcon files vs Engineer CAD files
    • Detail file types to request from engineer
    • Explain different types
  • Export required data from Topcon software
  • Business Center-HCE settings, templates, instructions for importing Topcon data
    • Import and Calibrate measured points in BC-HCE
    • Convert Topcon line work or Engineer CAD line work into Trimble compatible format
    • Convert Topcon surface or triangles into Trimble compatible format
    • Export required files to Trimble rover or Grade Control Machine

BC-HCE Basic Training

This course serves as basic training on Business Center- Heavy Construction Edition, which provides an interface for modeling and data management. This course is classroom-based and requires a computer.

  • BC-HCE Settings
  • Types of CAD files
  • Importing, Viewing, Basic Editing of Data
  • Using 3D View/Surface Slicer
  • Exporting to Data Collectors/Machines

BC-HCE Intermediate Training

This course serves as intermediate training on Business Center- Heavy Construction Edition, which provides an interface for modeling and data management.  We will build surfaces from topo data and practice developing basic proposed surfaces (pads, ditches, ponds, driveways, etc.).  BC-HCE Basic Training is recommended as a pre requisite. This course is classroom-based and requires a computer with BC-HCE.

  • Importing, Viewing, Basic Editing of Data
  • Build original ground surface from collected and imported data
  • Draw proposed contours, break lines, grade breaks, etc for proposed surface
  • Compute and balance volumes between original and proposed surfaces
  • Create Cut and Fill maps
  • Export to Data Collectors/Machines

BC-HCE Advanced Data Prep

This course serves as advanced training on Business Center- Heavy Construction Edition, which provides an interface for modeling and data management. This course will focus on Data Prep for both Site Projects and Corridor-based Projects. BC-HCE Basic Training is recommended as a pre requisite. It is classroom-based and requires a computer with BC-HCE.

  • Setting BC-HCE defaults
    • Explain Templates
    • Ribbons overview
    • Layout
    • Options
    • Project Management
  • Setup user interface
  • Import different data types
    • Detail file types to request from engineer
    • Explain different types
  • Discus features of Corridor
  • Review relevant information found in plans
  • Create Alignments
    • Using Existing lines
    • Using Plan Information
    - Horizontal Alignments
    - Vertical Alignments
    - Superelevations
    - Station Equations
  • Create Roadway Corridors
    • Define Shapes to create Templates
    • Define Finish and Subsurface Strata
    • Create Templates and reuse in new Corridor
  • Create Surfaces and Contours
    • Use Corridor as part of larger Site Model
    • Labeling Alignments
  • Importing Site Data
    • Drag and drop
    • Formatting text files for import
  • Viewing Imported Site Data
    • View Filter Manger
    - Checking on and off layers
    - Isolating/ Quick layer
    - Categorizing Layers
    • Project Explorer
  • Creating a surface
    • Create form elevated lines
    • Elevate lines
    - Text
    - Crossing Lines
    • Add remove surface member
  • Using 3D View/Surface Slicer
  • Exporting to Data Collectors/ Machines
    • Field Data
    • File export to machines
  • Using Emulators to check files

BC-HCE Advanced Takeoff

This course serves as advanced training on Business Center- Heavy Construction Edition, which provides one interface for modeling and data management. This course will focus on Takeoff for Site Projects and, time permitting, Corridor-based Projects.  BC-HCE Basic Training is recommended as a pre requisite.  It is classroom-based and requires a computer with BC-HCE.

  • Setting BC-HCE defaults
    • Detail file types to request from engineer
    • Explain different types» Types of CAD files
  • Importing Data
    • Drag and drop
    • CAD and PDF files
    • Placing Images
    • Georeferencing Data
  • Digitizing
    • Discuss Old School Digitizer Board
    • Digitizing inside BC-HCE
    • Converting CAD data to useful Takeoff information
  • Creating 3D Takeoff Surfaces
    • Elevate lines
    - Contours
    - Pads
    - Lines
    • Add remove surface member
  • Preparing Data for Takeoff
    • Categorizing Layers
    • Creating Materials and Site Improvement
    • Denoting areas of interest
    • Applying Boring Data
  • Analyze Takeoff Results
    • Takeoff Reports
    • Quantizing Material
    • Mass Haul Analysis
  • Data Types
    • Using PDF Cross Sections
    • Using CAD Cross Sections
  • Digitizing
    • Discuss Scanned or no Vectorized PDF Cross Sections
    • Discuss Plan CAD Cross Section Data Filtering
  • Review Alignment Creation
    • Horizontal
    • Vertical
  • Creating 3D Takeoff Surfaces
    • Creating Corridor from Digitized Data
    • Creating Surface from Digitized Data
  • Analyze Takeoff Results
    • Takeoff Reports
    - Average End Method
    - Surface to Surface
    • Quantizing Material
    • Mass Haul Analysis

SITECH Dakotas / Frontier Precision Technology Roadshow

Join us to see how the construction life cycle works. Experience the latest in Construction Machine, as well as Survey technologies and workflows.

» Overview: Site design and survey process
» Contractor Bidding: How design and survey information can be used
» Design File Conversion: Uploading to machines and contractor process
» Digitizing

This will be an interactive session with demonstrations of these workflows. Come learn from industry experts. This is a FREE event and lunch will be provided. Register soon. We are limited to 40 participants.