TRAINING – 2022 Schedule Below / On-Demand also Available

SITECH Michigan offers comprehensive training programs for all products and services:

  • WINTER 2022 (Jan. - March) Training Schedule Published: See below for details on available classes and sign up today using the form below!
  • REQUEST YOUR NEXT TRAINING SESSION: Please use the form below to request your next Trimble Technology training offered by SITECH Michigan {includes Software - Trimble Business Center, Basic Construction Surveying, Paving, GPS Rover Basics, GPS Rover Siteworks, GPS Machine Control (Earthworks or GCS) training}
  • Continued Education Credits! - check with your organization to see how these offered classes can qualify for your profession's license agreements and continued education requirements (i.e. Surveyor, Engineer, General Contractor, Operator, etc.)
  • Custom training is also available, designed specifically for your company's needs.

Class Offerings:

GPS Machine Control Earthworks

Length: 1 day, 9 am - 5 pm

Instructor(s): James Ludwig

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum3

Dates offered: Jan 10 (Grand Rapids), Jan 24 (Lansing), Feb 7 (Novi), Feb 21 (Novi)

Course Cost: $200

Course Description: 

  • Please submit your online form request for the next GPS Machine Control - Earthworks training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for basic understanding of GPS machine control.   The class will cover machine installation, calibration, tuning, use, and data loading.  Please choose appropriate software when registering (Earthworks).

GPS Rover Basic Siteworks

Length: 1 day, 9 am - 5 pm

Instructor(s): James Kahn

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum: 3

Dates offered: Jan 11 (Grand Rapids), Jan 25 (Lansing), Feb 8 (Novi), Feb 22 (Novi)

Course Cost: $200

Course Description:

  • Please submit your online form request for the next GPS Rover Basics Siteworks training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for basic understanding of GPS rover use. Class will cover basic GPS (RTK) fundamentals, use of GPS rover for stakeout, topo, feature collection, site calibration, and data transfer. Please choose appropriate software when registering (Siteworks).

GPS Rover Basic SCS900

Length: 1 day 9 am - 5 Pm

Instructor(s): James Kahn

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum: 3

Dates offered: Jan 13 (Grand Rapids), Jan 27 (Lansing), Feb 10 (Novi), Feb 24 (Novi)

Course Cost: $200

Course Description:

  • Please submit your online form request for the next GPS Rover Basics SCS900 training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for basic understanding of GPS rover use. Class will cover basic GPS (RTK) fundamentals, use of GPS rover for stakeout, topo, feature collection, site calibration, and data transfer. Please choose appropriate software when registering (SCS900).

GPS Machine Control GCS900

Length: 1 day, 9 am - 5 pm

Instructor(s): James Ludwig

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum3

Dates offered: Jan 12 (Grand Rapids), Jan 26 (Lansing), Feb 9 (Novi), Feb 23 (Novi)

Course Cost: $200

Course Description: 

  • Please submit your online form request for the next GPS Machine Control - GCS900 training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for basic understanding of GPS machine control.   The class will cover machine installation, calibration, tuning, use, and data loading.  Please choose appropriate software when registering (GCS900).

Total Station Paving/Rover Basic

Length: 1 day 9 am - 5 pm

Instructor(s): Erik Nielsen

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum: 3

Course Cost: $200

Dates offered: March 29, 30, 31 (Novi)

Course Description: 

  • Please submit your online form request for the next Total Station Paving / Rover Basic training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for basic understanding of Total Station (UTS) machine control and rover use.   Class will cover UTS setup, use of UTS rover for stakeout, topo, feature collection, and data transfer.  The class will also cover machine installation, calibration, tuning, use, and data loading.   (GCS900/PCS900/SCS900).

Basic Construction Surveying

Length: 1 day 9am - 5pm

Instructor(s): Erik Nielsen

Student Maximum: 6

Student Minimum: 3

Dates offered: Jan 14 (Grand Rapids), Jan 28 (Lansing), Feb 11 (Novi), Feb 25 (Novi)

Course Cost: $200

Course Description

  • Please submit your online form request for the next Basic Construction Surveying training session and we will notify you. Thank you!

This class will be for general construction survey and math.  Class will cover use of basic rotating and pipe lasers, setup and use of survey grade levels, instrument care, setting basic elevations using benchmark and laser/grade rod, simple construction math, and setup and use of total station for construction layout.

Basic Trimble Business Center Training

Cost: $300/day

Length: Days can be scheduled a la cart

Instructor(s): John Simmons

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum: 3

Dates offered: Jan. 18-20 (Grand Rapids), Feb 1-3 (Lansing), Feb 15-17 (Novi)

Requirements: Your own pc with BCE 5.52 installed

https://www.trimble.com/globalTRLTAB.asp?nhttp://dl.trimble.com/osg/survey/updates/5.52/tbc_5_52_full_setup.zip

CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Please submit your online form request for the next Trimble Business Center (TBC) training session and we will notify you. Thank you!
  • Day 1:Basic overview (Menu, Tabs, Program Options, General Controls), Data Import (DWG/DGN/XML/CSV, Work Orders, Object Types), TBC Objects (Points, Polylines, Linestring, Surfaces), Beginning Data Prep (Surface creation, Breaklines)
  • Day 2:Data Modelling (Surface Creation, Breaklines, Basic modeling procedures), Data Prep Tab (Tools specifically for modeling efficiently), Site Modeling (Building a Surface, Export)
  • Day 3:Import PDF (Place PDF Non-Vector/Vector), CAD Tools (Manipulate Vector/Non-Vector data, Data Prep (Prepare data for Site Takeoff), Site Takeoff (MSI Manager, Categorize Layers, Identify Site Regions), Takeoff Reports (Subgrade management, Topsoil, Respread, Cut-Fill)

Trimble Business Center Roading Training

Cost: $900

Length: 3 Days 9 am - 5 pm

Instructor(s): John Simmons

Student Maximum: 10

Student Minimum: 3

Dates offered: March 1-3 (Novi)

Requirements: Your own pc with BCE 5.52 installed

https://www.trimble.com/globalTRLTAB.asp?nhttp://dl.trimble.com/osg/survey/updates/5.52/tbc_5_52_full_setup.zip

CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Will focus on Basic roadway creation to advanced highway modeling, then switch over to roadway takeoff.

Training Request

Please find the date for your desired class on the calendar below and  complete the form following form to attend a training:

Classes that are full will only show full in calendar otherwise an email will be sent on registration.

Training Locations

SITECH Michigan – Novi HQ
25000 Novi Rd
Novi, MI 48375

Michigan CAT – Lansing Store
7650 Millett Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917

Michigan CAT – Grand Rapids Store
7700 Caterpillar Ct
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Training Calendar