Site Layout Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback

Site Layout Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback

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$89.33 $99.95

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to Site Layout, Surveying Math, Survey Equipment Use and Care One and Blueprint Reading for Surveyors.

Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 162.5; includes 72.5 of Core Curriculum) 

78101-04 Introduction to Site Layout (10 Hours)

Provides an overview of the site layout trade and related tasks. Covers the use of the builder’s level and leveling rods, as well as the equipment and procedures for making distance measurements by taping (chaining). Also covers the elements of professional conduct, safety, and communications. Briefly describes the aspects of an apprenticeship program and the career path and professional opportunities related to the site layout trade.

78102-04 Surveying Math (30 Hours)

Expands upon the knowledge gained in the Core Curriculum module, Introduction to Construction Math. Emphasis is placed on the metric system, including how to convert between English and metric system units. Covers basic concepts for working with formulas and equations, as well as the basic concepts of geometry and right-angle trigonometry.

78103-04 Survey Equipment Use and Care One (30 Hours)

Covers the use and care of tools and instruments commonly used to perform site survey work. Introduces the instruments and procedures used for making distance measurements electronically and for performing differential leveling and basic horizontal and vertical angular measurements. Includes guidelines for recording surveying measurement data in field notes.

78104-04 Blueprint Reading for Surveyors (20 Hours)

Expands upon the Core Curriculum module, Introduction to Blueprints. Teaches the techniques for reading and using blueprints and specifications, with an emphasis placed on those drawings and types of information that are relevant to the site layout trade.  

Step by Step

  • Starting your journey
  • These study materials are designed to enable self-study for written assessments. Training courses using these materials are also available for Journeyman and in-person performance assessments at designated testing facilities.
  • Becoming familiar with course material.
  • Start small or start big, at Brown Technical we have the study material you need, from individual courses, full kits as well as related reference material to help you along.  
  • Setting aside time
  • Each course will have an anticipated time the course will take, make sure to set aside time for study and review of all material.
  • Testing and Courses
  • With every purchase you will receive a list of available testing centers to sign up for the written assessment when you are ready. Also available here.


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