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Advanced Grade Checking

A 2-week course involving the practical use of leveling and measuring instruments for grade and slope control including pipe line excavation, building site preparation and roadway grades. The course also includes the interpretation of stake markings, setting and marking slope stakes and slope stake cards.

Graduates must demonstrate the ability to direct excavation machinery in the cutting of slopes and graded ditches working from cut sheets, prints and pre-marked stakes and cards and the use of optical leveling instruments for the setting and marking of control stakes.

* Pre-requisites:

  • Completion of A-1 (Measurements and Leveling) and A-2 (Introduction to Transits), or pass an equivalency exam.