Site Surveying for Glaziers

Format: Classroom
Duration: 1 day
Cost: FEN-BC Member 210.00

Costs includes GST, coffee and light lunch

FEN-BC Non-Member 315.00

Costs includes GST, coffee and light lunch


All successful candidates will recieve a certificate of completion.

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Prerequisites: Basic math skills

Who should attend?

This session is designed for glaziers interested in learning skills and principals to successfully run level loops, transfer and establish benchmarks on construction sites, and determine the elevations of  objects indepnendently and/or relative to each other.  You will also be learn how to use a talta station to do a basic layout.

What will you learn

Successfully use survey equipment in order to perform site leveling procedures to establish benchmarks and elevations.

  • State and define basic leveling methods and procedures for benchmark leveling.
  • Book, record and reduce level notes and perform the required checks given the field information.
  • Describe the Peg Test method for determining and correcting collimation errors in leveling instruments.
  • State and discuss the care of levels, speed, accuracy, and common sources of errors in the leveling procedure.

This course is ideal for glaziers, site supervisors and those responsible for site preparation including leveling procedures, elevation control and benchmark set up.