A 3-week course covering the use of transits, optical levels, tapes and chains for lay out and grade control for building and heavy highway construction.
Subject matter in this course includes:
The use of trigonometry tables and mathematics
Use of total stations for turning angles
Transfer of grades
Making measurements (including triangulation of inaccessible distances)
Setting and marking stakes for site control
- Completion of A-1 (Measurements and Leveling) and A-2 (Introduction to Transits), or pass an equivalency exam.