Introduction: Using Total Stations in construction

Introduction: Using Total Stations in construction - 22 & 23 March 2017

This course will cover the procedures and techniques required for establishing and maintaining horizontal control for setting out. Practical applications will include the establishment control for setting out buildings including sight rails. This course will involve the use and assessment of a Total Station and 3D Disto.

A certificate of attendance is issued by Coleg y Cymoedd.

Venues, Dates and Start times

  • Ystrad Mynach Campus
  • 22 & 23 March 2017
  • 9.30am

Who should attend
This course is suitable for those who need to be able to set out buildings using a Total Station.

Course Content

On successful completion of the course you will have an appreciation of:

  • the procedures and calculations needed to avoid errors in setting out buildings;
  • the techniques required to undertake field checks of Total Stations;
  • the practical establishment of control for buildings.


Course duration
Two days

Number of participants minimum and maximum
6 - 8

Coleg y Cymoedd

This course is free for eligible individuals and companies working in construction and its supply network.

CITB registered companies may be eligible for grant aid