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Fundamentals of GNSS by Topcon

Topics include:

  • An introduction to GNSS positioning

    • History and background of GNSS

    • GNSS System Components

    • Basics of GNSS Positioning

  • Precision GNSS Measurement Techniques

    • Basics of Differential GNSS Positioning

    • Post-Processed & Real-Time Differential Positioning

    • Real-Time Communications and GNSS Networks

  • Basic Principles of Geodesy

    • Datums and Coordinate Systems

    • Projections and Localizations

    • Understanding GNSS Elevations

Who should take this course: 

  • This course is designed for learners with entry level understanding of Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) and how they are used on a job site. 

Course Length: 

  • The eLearning course takes approximately 2 hours to complete. Please allow up to 48 hours, excluding weekends and holidays, to process your request. 


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  • Upon completion, you will be emailed your certificate.



  • Free to IUOE, Local 793 members.  Not available for Non-Members.



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