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Posted by James Johnston on 24 January 2018 04:34 PM

MicroSurvey Training Week


Come Join MicroSurvey in the Okanagan Valley for a training week. 

We'll host sessions on a variety of applications so that attendees can pick and choose the topics of their choice and enjoy a bit of Okanagan spring weather for the remainder of the week.  We'll be pleased to invite everyone to our training lab where you'll be able to use the classroom computers or bring your own laptop.

Training Facility: MicroSurvey Training Center

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For information about the course contact James Johnston at 1-800-668-3312.

To enroll for one of these courses please contact your MicroSurvey sales representative at 1-800-668-3312 or 1-250-707-0000

Registration: Please call 1-800-668-3312 or 1-250-0000 and tell us which class you would like to register for.


Pick and choose your topics to learn from our certified trainers:

MicroSurvey COGO Functionality

A newly developed 6 to 8 hour hands-on session focusing on MicroSurvey's elegant cadastral functions.  This class will involve an overview of COGO functions and completion of one or two "Real World" projects (depending on time) consisting of importing fieldwork, calculations and production of the final rough drawing.  Pick here for an overview.

Number of Seats Available: 9 of 12

Date: May 7 2018

Time: Monday, 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Tuition: $300

Instructor: Brian Sansom, BCLS, P.Eng

Instructor: James Johnston. B. Ed, Geomatics Technologist  (MicroSurvey Support and Training Manager)


MicroSurvey Modeling and DTM

Training in MicroSurvey's modeling, volumes and design tools. Students will enjoy the combination of classroom discussion, demonstrations, hands-on exercises and our palatial training facilities.  Pick Here for a list of topics to be covered.  This training session will cover basic and advanced features of MicroSurvey's modeling and design modules. The course will involve 8 hours of class time and 8 hours of lab time; spread over 2 days. Students will be prepared to build and troubleshoot surfaces, compute volumes and perform some simple design tasks. Lab sessions are designed to provide time for guided practice and to provide an open forum for students to bring their own questions.  Sample files will be provided. 

Number of Seats Available: 8 of 12

Date: May 8-9 2018

Time: Tuesday and Wednesday 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Tuition: $500

Instructor: Brian Sansom, BCLS, P.Eng

Instructor: James Johnston. B. Ed, Geomatics Technologist  (MicroSurvey Support and Training Manager)


STAR*NET Certification

This course will prepare you to use most aspects of STAR*NET.  Attendees at this session will gain experience using converters, setting up a STAR*NET project, selecting or computing appropriate apriori values (Instrument Settings), discussion of field procedures and will practise a variety of troubleshooting techniques.  Techniques will be practised using total station, RTK GPS, static GPS and leveling data but the principles learned will apply regardless of the type of sensor your organization uses.


This program will cover most aspects of using STAR*NET and will cover strategies and techniques for working with leveling data, conventional traverse data and GPS data.  Pick here for a more detailed list of topics.  Attendees who complete the course will be prepared to:

  • Configure STAR*NET for a range of equipment types
  • Derive apriori values for instrumentation from specifications
  • Design and manage a least squares project
  • Interpret results from the listing
  • Find and resolve typical problems with networks
  • Use a variety of data conversion and import strategies
  • Combine data from a variety of sources into a single balanced network

Number of Seats Available: 7 of 12

Date: May 10-11 2018

Time: Thursday and Friday 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Tuition: $600

Instructor: James Johnston. B. Ed, Geomatics Technologist  (MicroSurvey Support and Training Manager)

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