GPS Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Global Positioning System




Total 49 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Popular courses:
GPS
GPS and GIS
Cartography and Geography in GIS and GPS
Engineering Applications of GIS and GPS
Geospatial Technology GIS GPS
GIS / GPS Primer for Environmental Use


GPS Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: NUTAN VIDHYALAY
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): bhavnagar, india

COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Engineering Applications of GIS and GPS

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Integration of GPS and GIS in the planning and decision making process, application to case study.

Cartography and Geography in GIS and GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

Introduction to the principles of cartography and geography. Emphasis on global reference systems and the use of satellites for measurements and navigation.

Remote Sensing and GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
  V

This course introduces students to Remote Sensing and Global Positioning Technologies. Students will learn about Remote Sensing equipment and techniques and how these are used for analyzing earth surface changes and monitoring the environment. They will also learn about Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and how to utilize GPS field-data collection techniques to accurately gather and assess information about the position and characteristics of various objects. Emphasis will be placed on real-world applications in both the private and public sectors.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: The University of Texas at Arlington
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Arlington, United States
  V

Review of the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System and its segments: space, operational control, and GPS receivers. Mechanics of the satellite constellation, GPS signal structure, data and coordinate systems, precision and accuracy, error factors, absolute (point) versus relative (differential) positioning. Various positioning techniques using several types of GPS receivers, field data collection and input into GIS programs for data analysis and presentation.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Texas at Dallas
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States
  V

Satellite Surveying Techniques (3 semester hours) The theory and application of satellite positioning utilizing the Global Positioning System Code and phase methodology in field observations, data processing and analysis of Differential GPS, high accuracy static and other rapid measurements, in real time and with post-processing.

Global Positioning System (GPS)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Cosumnes River College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sacramento, United States

This course introduces the Global Positioning System (GPS). Topics include basic concepts of GPS including hands-on operation of the technology, real-world applications, computer interfaces, GIS and other mapping software. A field trip may be required.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Selkirk College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Canada
  V

This course will introduce the fundamental concepts of Global Navigation Satellite Systems with specific emphasis on Global Positioning System (GPS) and the applied technologies for GPS data collection and GIS integration. Through interactive instruction and hands-on course exercises, students will work with a variety of GPS tools and field collection techniques to learn how to create, edit, update and manage geographic information. Emphasis areas will include familiarity with GPS receivers, GPS processing software, data collection standards and cartography.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Okanagan College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, Canada

Students are introduced to GPS technologies to gather data for use in a GIS

Maps, Charts and GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northwest Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Hazelton, Kitimat, Masset, Smithers, Skidegate, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Canada
  V

This course builds on students current skills in map and chart reading, use of aerial photos and GPS relevant to Guardian Watchmen duties and responsibilities. Topics covered include, reading and interpreting forest cover and other land-based maps, reading and utilizing Nautical Charts, stereoscopic viewing and interpretation of air photos, and using hand-held GPS units in the field.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: North Island College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, Canada
  V

This course is designed to provide GPS users with advanced skills suitable for outdoor recreation trip planning and industry applications for field projects. Students will explore advanced features of handheld GPS use and discover new methods of using GPS data including, overlays on Google Earth, integration into internet mapping applications, and other ways to utilize the data collected. Students should be familiar with use of GPS and be able to mark and navigate to waypoints and operate various functions on the GPS unit. Techniques that will be covered include collecting field GPS data such as waypoints, routes and tracks, and GPS photo tagging. Additional time inside will be used to explore various online mapping tools and plotting field data into different internet mapping applications.

GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Vancouver Island University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Nanaimo, Canada
  V

An introduction to global positioning systems (GPS) and survey analysis designed to develop an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of the use of GPS receivers as tools for data entry into GIS. Topics include basic procedures of surveying and how COGO can be used to precisely enter survey data into GIS.

GPS

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: St. Lawrence College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston, Canada
  V

This course will start with an overview of GPS, history of GPS and GPS Applications. With an emphasis on the principles of GPS and how it works, you will learn about the GPS satellites and the information and signals they transmit, types of receivers and the fundamentals of how they work, and what GPS can be used for. Topics covered include accuracy and positioning, the types of errors associated with using GPS, absolute and differential techniques, different types of signals, considerations when collecting data using GPS, and how to undertake mission planning. An introduction to other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) is provided. GPS modernization, augmented GPS, and future trends are also discussed. The use of a GPS receiver is NOT required for this course.

Photogrammetry and GPS

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Northeastern University College of Professional Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Boston, United States
  V

Examines the theory, tools, and techniques used within the fields of photogrammetry and GPS. Emphasizes aerial photogrammetry and its utilization of GPS as well as discusses close-range photogrammetry. Studies cameras and imaging devices, image measurements, vertical photographs, stereoscopy, image rectification, ground control and aerotriangulation, digital elevation models, topographic mapping, and more. Discussions include an introduction to the fundamentals of geodesy and the concepts and calculations common to the mapping sciences, including datums, projections, coordinate systems, and scale.

GPS

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Centennial College School of Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
  V

This course will start with an overview of GPS, history of GPS and GPS Applications. The course will cover GPS Fundamentals of Satellite Navigation (How GPS Works, GPS Signal Structure, GPS and Time, Pseudo ranging, Carrier Phase Ranging, Error Budget, Differencing). Also covered will be types of Receivers, Geoid Modeling, Vertical Positioning, Mission Planning, Glonass System, and GPS Markets and Applications. The course will finish with future trends in GPS.

GPS for Navigation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Yukon College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Whitehorse, Canada
  V

In this fun, hands-on, one-day course, students learn how to navigate using a Garmin eTrex20 receiver. Topics include: marking and navigating to waypoints, routes, tracks, map datums, reading map coordinates, and using a GPS in conjunction with topographc maps. Concepts are transferable to other GPS receivers.OziExplorer (a mapping software program for uploading/downloading GPS data) will be demonstrated. As part of this course will be held outdoors, remember to dress accordingly. Garmin eTrex20 receivers are provided for the course.

GPS for Resource Mapping

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Denver
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Denver, United States
  V

This course is an introduction to GPS (Global Positioning Systems) concepts, techniques, and applications as they relate to GIS data collection. Lectures focus on satellite surveying, GPS technology, error sources, program planning, data collection design, and Quality Control and Quality Assurance issues for data collection programs. Hands-on lab exercises include navigation, mission planning for a GPS survey, designing a field data collection plan and associated data dictionary, field data collection, differential correction, and data integration into a GIS and map production.

GPS and GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Port Hawkesbury, Canada
  V

This course continues to build on the skills acquired in Navigation I. Learners will gain comprehensive knowledge and experience in the theoretical and practical use of hand held GPS units. Data collected from field exercises will be used to produce a variety of mapping projects using ArcGIS and Google Earth software.

GPS and GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nova Scotia Community College Lunenburg Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bridgewater, Canada
  V

This course continues to build on the skills acquired in Navigation I. Learners will gain comprehensive knowledge and experience in the theoretical and practical use of hand held GPS units. Data collected from field exercises will be used to produce a variety of mapping projects using ArcGIS and Google Earth software.

GPS and Location-based Service for GIS

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: NAIT Corporate and International Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Edmonton, St. Albert, Vancouver, Canada
  V

Learn the basic principles and theories of GPS and build in-depth knowledge and appreciation of the challenges associated with using GPS for navigation and data acquisition. Classroom exercises demonstrate the possibilities of using information collected with GPS. Outdoor field labs let you use a variety of GPS brands and grades for relevant and practical tasks. Come prepared to spend several hours outdoors during the field labs.

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