GPS Training

Geographic Integrated Services Limited provides a wide range of training on the use and application of GPS technology to your engineering, construction and planning projects. From basic to advanced training, we offer you the best in term of practical, accessibility to equipment and software, and unlimited technical support if we train you or purchase your GPS units from our Company. Most users of GPS have not explored and used 25% of the functionalities of a GPS unit. GIS Ltd. will make you an advanced user of GPS both for mapping, surveying, navigation or recreation.
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GPS Training

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GPS TRAINING

Beginner GPS Training for Professionals

This 3-day training class is designed for students and natural and environmental resource professionals. In addition, if you are considering making your first GPS purchase or have bought one of the new generations of Garmin GPS with base maps and would like to find out how to get the best from your new device, maps and free BaseCamp PC software then this one day training course is for you.

The course will be a very practical day with you getting hand-on with either your own GPS or one of our loan units. The aim of the day is that you will leave the course with the skills to navigate handling a GPS confidently using waypoints, routes and tracks, and as well enable you to combine the power of your GPS with your PC for route planning, data management and sending user data like routes & tracks to/from your GPS using Garmin GPS mapping software such as MapSource and BaseCamp.

Advanced GPS Training for Professionals

This 3-day course builds on the first module of our Beginner GPS Training for Professionals, where you learn how to practically navigate using the multitude of features in your Garmin GPS and using Garmin GPS software. The second module moves on to enable you to combine the power of your GPS with your PC for mapping purposes, route planning, data management and sending user data like routes & tracks to/from your GPS using Google Earth, Google Map and as well as integrating pictures with your features.

Once again this will be a very practical day with you getting hand-on with either your own GPS or one of our loan units and using desktop computer in our GIS Lab to learn how to use a PC to communicate with your GPS using structured exercises under the supervision of a GPS expert. The final session concludes with information on the importance of managing your device & software; such a software updates and unit software updates freely available from Garmin and the source of fixes for software glitches and new GPS features.


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GPS TRAINING

Beginner GPS Training for Professionals

Target Audience:
This beginner course is for those who are new to global positioning systems (GPS) and that wish to learn what GPS is and the basics of what it can do.

Prerequisites and Recommendations:
No GPS experience required. This is a beginner level class. Students should know how to use Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing. Owning a laptop computer is encouraged.

Couse Goal:
After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of general GPS terms and the basic functionality of Desktop software. These new skills include:
  • Explain what a GPS is and what it can do
  • Apply GPS to some field activities that you may use at work
  • Download Waypoints, Routes and Tracks
  • Upload Waypoints and Routes
  • Capture coordinates of features
  • Measure, distance and area of features
Duration: 3 days or 12 hours Cost: N50, 000.00/Participant


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Advanced GPS Training for Professionals

Target Audience:
This advanced course is for those who have taking the beginner´┐Żs course to global positioning systems (GPS) and that wish to learn more about GPS and its applications.

Prerequisites and Recommendations:
GPS experience required. This is an advanced level class. Students should know how to use Windows-based software for basic file management and browsing. Owning a laptop computer is encouraged.

Couse Goal:
After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired an understanding of general applications of GPS and Desktop software. These new skills include:
  • Explain File management in GPS
  • Apply GPS to some specific field activities that you may use at work
Duration: 5 days or 40 hours Cost: N50, 000.00/Participant
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