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2019 Trimble Courses

COURSE NAME LOCATION DATE COST
BC-HCE Basic Training Fargo January 9-10 $500
BC-HCE Basic Training Bismarck January 14-15 $500
BC-HCE Basic Training Sioux Falls January 16-17 $500
SCS900//Siteworks Training Bismarck January 16-17 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Bismarck January 18 $250
BC-HCE Basic Training Rapid City January 21-22 $500
SCS900//Siteworks Training Rapid City January 23-24 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Rapid City January 25 $250
SCS900//Siteworks Training Fargo January 28-29 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Fargo January 30 $250
SitePulse Software Training Sioux Falls February 11 $250
SCS900//Siteworks Training Sioux Falls February 12-13 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Sioux Falls February 14 $250
EarthWorks Operator Training Sioux Falls February 15 $250
BC-HCE Intermediate Training Fargo February 19-20 $500
EarthWorks Operator Training Fargo February 21 $250
SCS900//Siteworks Training Aberdeen March 5-6 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Aberdeen March 7
$250
SCS900//Siteworks Training Dickinson March 12-13 $500
GCS900 Operator Training Dickinson March 14 $250
Earthworks Operator Training Dickinson March 15 $250
BCHCE Advanced Training - Sites
Dataprep - Sites Sioux Falls February 25-27 $750
Takeoff - Sites Sioux Falls February 28-
March 1
$500

 

SCS900 Siteworks Training

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. 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.

  • Create Site /Work order
  • 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
  • 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

SCS900 Operator Training

This course is intended for machine operators that need to understand and use traditional GCS900 machine control systems. This course will teach components needed for GPS Machine Control, basic screens and menus in the display, and daily machine operation techniques. Course taught in classroom setting.

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

Earthworks Operator Training

This course is intended for machine operators that need to understand and use Trimble Earthworks and/or CAT Grade machine control systems. This course will teach components on Earthworks/Grade systems, basic screens and menus in the TD520 Touchscreen display, and daily machine operation techniques. Course taught in classroom setting.

  • Display Overview
  • Main Screen Views
  • Selecting designs
    • Building and modifying designs in the field
  • Vertical / Horizontal Offsets
  • Select Lane
  • Guidance Method
    • Diagnostics

• Troubleshooting
• Mode 3D GPS
• GPS Accuracy

  • Changing Radio Channels

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.) and running simple takeoffs.  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
  • Perform simple site Takeoff to create subgrade models and determine basic quantities
  • 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
  • Types of CAD files
    • • Detail file types to request from engineer
      • Explain different types

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

SitePulse Software Training

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 Tablet data collectors and Tablet. We will cover basic operation and care of SitePulse components and practice basic functionality of Trimble SitePulse field software. Course includes both classroom and outdoor segments, dress accordingly. Attendees should bring GPS base/rover/data collector/tablet if possible.

  • Create Site /Work order
  • Import Files onto data collector
    •  • Setup GPS rover communicating with local base
      • Setup GPS rover communicating with VRS
  • Calibrate Job site and verify
  • Overview of Measure Menu
  • Measure/Check Grade
    • • Point
    • • Surface

Adjust Map settings and views