Training Schedule

All classes are taught by Trimble certified trainers.  Please email training@sitechla.com to schedule your class today.

Please see our 2019 training schedule or or check the calendar below for class dates and offerings.

 

Training

Class Descriptions:

Essential Business Center

Length: 8 hours (1 days)

Prerequisite(s): None

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $1500

Course Description: This course serves as an orientation and basic training on Business Center, which provides one interface for modeling and data management. This course is classroom-based.

Course Objectives:

  • Setup user interface
  • Import different data types
  • View basic surface modeling features
  • View data
  • Calculate earthwork volumes

Advanced Business Center 

Length: 24 hours (3 days)

Prerequisite(s): Essential Business Center Class

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $4500

Course Description:  This course serves as advanced training on Business Center, which provides one interface for modeling and data management. This course is classroom-based. Students will be tested by exam and provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Course Objectives:

  • Site Data Prep with Advanced Commands
  • Site Take Off with Advanced Commands
  • Site Corridor Modeling and Take-Off with Advanced Commands
  • Intersection Creation
  • Site Drafting
  • Corridor Drafting
  • Cross-Section Creations
  • Site Calibration
  • Create, edit, and manage SCS sites, designs, and work orders
  • Create Alignments
  • Create Roadway Corridors
  • Create Surfaces and Contours
  • Generate quantities from corridors
  • Perform a Takeoff using the Takeoff Module
  • Calculate earthwork volumes
  • Overview and setup of Office Synchronizer
  • Create Trenches using Utility Module

Essential Construction Surveying

Length: 16 hours (2 days)

Prerequisite(s): None

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $3000

Course Description:  This class is designed for students who have little or no knowledge of the technology used in modern site and highway construction and the desire to become a construction technology professional. The students will be taught how to use various pieces of construction surveying equipment and what the proper techniques and procedures are to ensure that they are using the equipment properly. Students will also learn the industry terminology and the proper use and care of an automatic levels, grade lasers, and layout gear.  Students will be provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Course Objectives:

  • Setup and use survey grade levels
  • Perform an elevation “loop” closure
  • Demonstrate the proper care and use of the survey level
  • Prepare field notes as required for an elevation loop and closure
  • Setup and use a Total Station for construction layout
  • Intro into SCS900 Site Software

Essential SCS900 Training

Length: 8 hours (1 day)

Prerequisite(s): Experience with general site construction and grade checking is recommended.

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $1500

Course Description: This course provides instruction in the operation of SCS900 software using GPS and Total Stations with a Windows based mobile computer such as a Trimble TSC3 and is intended for construction contractor field employees involved in grading, stakeout, topographic and volume surveys. This class includes an introduction of the Business Center software along with how to transfer and create machine and data collector files. This is an abbreviated version of the Certified Class designed to get a Contractor up and running quickly.  Students will be provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Target Audience: The target audience for this program are site supervisors responsible for managing onsite data to and from the machines and field crews that are new to the SCS900 Software and Business Center.

Learning Objectives:

  • Measure site features and surfaces
  • Create and Transfer Data collector files
  • Stake out points, lines, roads, and surfaces

Some of the information included in this class will be:

  • Understand GPS (RTK) fundamentals
  • Review the components of the system
  • Setup a GPS base station
  • Setup a GPS rover
  • Setup a Total Station
  • Understand file and folder structures
  • Create sites and work orders
  • Perform a site calibration

Trimble SCS900 Training

Length: 16 hours (2 days)

Prerequisite(s): Experience with general site construction and grade checking is recommended.

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $3000

Course Description: This course provides instruction in the operation of SCS900 software using GPS and Total Stations with a Windows based mobile computer such as a Trimble TSC3 and is intended for construction contractor field employees involved in grading, stakeout, topographic and volume surveys. This class includes an introduction of the Business Center software along with how to transfer and create machine and data collector files. Students will be tested by exam and provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Target Audience: The target audience for this program are site supervisors responsible for managing onsite data to and from the machines and field crews that are new to the SCS900 Software and Business Center.

Learning Objectives:

  • Measure site features and surfaces
  • Create and Transfer machine files
  • Stake out points, lines, roads, and surfaces

Some of the information included in this class will be:

  • Understand GPS (RTK) fundamentals
  • Review the components of the system
  • Setup a GPS base station
  • Setup a GPS rover
  • Setup a Total Station
  • Understand file and folder structures
  • Create sites and work orders
  • Perform a site calibration
  • Create and transfer Machine and Data Collector Files

 

Trimble Siteworks Training

Length: 16 hours (2 days)

Prerequisite(s): Experience with general site construction and grade checking is recommended.

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $3000

Course Description:  This course provides instruction in the operation of Siteworks software using GPS and Total Stations with a Windows 10 OS controller, such as a Trimble TSC7, Kenai tablet, or T-10 Tablet and is intended for construction contractor field employees involved in grading, stakeout, topographic and volume surveys. This class includes an introduction of the Business Center software along with how to transfer and create machine and data collector files. Students will be tested by exam and provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Target Audience: The target audience for this program are site supervisors responsible for managing onsite data to and from the machines and field crews that are new to the SCS900 Software and Business Center.

Learning Objectives:

  • Measure site features and surfaces
  • Create and Transfer machine files
  • Stake out points, lines, roads, and surfaces
  • Understand GPS (RTK) fundamentals
  • Review the components of the system
  • Setup a GPS base station
  • Setup a GPS rover
  • Setup a Total Station
  • Understand file and folder structures
  • Create sites and work orders
  • Perform a site calibration
  • Create and transfer Machine and Data Collector Files

 

Trimble GCS900 Training

Length: 16 hours (2 days)

Prerequisite(s): Experience with Grading Equipment Operation

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $3000

Course Description: This course provides instruction in the operation of GCS900 software using GPS. This class is ideal for grading equipment operators and supervisors that want to increase their knowledge of the GCS900 Machine Control Systems. An introduction of the Business Center software is presented with how to transfer and create machine files. Students will be tested by exam and provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Target Audience: The target audience for this program are site supervisors and operators responsible for managing and operating onsite data to and from the machines

Learning Objectives:

  • CB 4x0 Basics and Navigation
  • Transfer machine files
  • Identify the GCS900 Components
  • Maintenance of Technology Equipment
  • Perform Pre-Work Operations
  • Understand Connectivity Settings
  • Perform Basic System Troubleshooting
  • Perform Operations using the GCS900 System
  • Understand file and folder structures
  • Transfer Machine Files

 

Trimble Earthworks Training

Length: 16 hours (2 days)

Prerequisite(s): Experience with Grading Equipment Operation

Student Maximum: 10

Course Cost: $3000

Course Description: This course provides instruction in the operation of Earthworks software using GNSS. This class is ideal for grading equipment operators and supervisors that want to increase their knowledge of the Earthworks Machine Control Systems. An introduction of the Business Center software is presented with how to transfer and create machine files. Students will be tested by internet user interface and provided a Certificate upon completion of this class.

Target Audience: The target audience for this program are site supervisors and operators responsible for managing and operating onsite data to and from the machines

Learning Objectives:

  • TD520 and EC520 Basics and Navigation
  • Transfer machine files
  • Identify Earthworks System Components
  • Identify UI Components
  • Identify Dashboard and Action Bar Items
  • Understand Connectivity Settings
  • Perform Basic System Troubleshooting
  • Perform Operations using the Earthworks System
  • Understand file and folder structures

 

Customer Cancellation Policy

In the event a student or company must cancel their class reservation, we kindly request a week notice. If proper notice is not given within one week, the company will be assessed a no-show fee of $500 (one-time charge, not per day). If the class is cancelled due to weather implications or instructor illness, no fees are assessed.