SCS900 Software Basics

Course Description:

This introductory course teaches the basic information and skills needed for using SCS900 for Site Projects. This course is ideal for Grade Checkers and Site Engineers that are new users of SCS900 Site Controller Software.

Products Covered:

  • SPS985
  • SPS855
  • SCS900 Software
  • Trimble Tablet

Objectives:

  • How GPS / GNSS works
  • RTK Fundamentals
  • Understanding communications link between Base and Rover
  • Learn files and folders structure
  • How to create a site, work order and design
  • Understanding how to import a Coordinate system file
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a one point and full site calibration and edit unacceptable results
  • Demonstrate how to start and configure a base station and rover
  • Measure a surface with and without a design in different measurement modes
  • Stakeout a line, surface and thickness check reports
  • Run a surface grade and thickness check reports
  • Demonstrate how to measure a stockpile with and without a design

Pre-requisites:

  • Ability to navigate and name files using Windows 7
  • Experience in Grade checking will be helpful

Course Details:

  • Price - $1300 p/p
  • Course Length - 16 hours over 2 consecutive days
  • Course Format - 20% theory, 80% practical
  • Class Size - Max 10 Students, Min 3 students
  • Class Hours - 8am to 5pm
  • Venue - SITECH WA training centre - please report for reception at 1/8 Hasler Road Osborne Park
  • Course Inclusions - Laptops, Training Materials, Lunch, Morning & Afternoon tea, high-vis vests, sunscreen, hat.

GCS900 Machine Control Basics

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to Trimble GCS900 (Version 12.3) utilizing GPS technology. The modules describe and demonstrate the options available to the machine operator.

Products Covered:

  • CB460 / CB430
  • MS992
  • Sensors: AS400, RS400
  • SNR420

Objectives:

  • RTK Fundamentals
  • Understanding communication link between Base and Machine
  • How to load / change a design in GCS900 system
  • Basic functions of the control box
  • Zoom In / Zoom Out
  • How to pan
  • Measure and enter the blade wear dimension
  • How to navigate to diagnostics screen to report issues
  • How to validate the system information
  • Understanding vertical guidance and when to use it
  • Select a horizontal alignment and enter offset
  • Describe the GCS900 components

Pre-requisites:

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course, however previous experience working on a machine with GCS900 with be beneficial.

Course Details:

  • Price - $1000.00 p/p
  • Course Length - 16 hours over 2 consecutive day
  • Couse Format - 50% Theory in classroom & 50% practical outside
  • Class Size - Max 10 students & Min 5 students
  • Class Hours - 8am to 5pm
  • Venue: SITECH WA training centre - Unit 3B, 8 Hasler Road, Osborne Park
  • Course Inclusions - Laptops, Training Materials, Lunch, Morning & Afternoon tea, high-vis vests, sunscreen, hat.