# Setting Out For Construction

### Access for 12 months

### eLearning

### What you'll get:

**Levelling and Taping;**

- The principal of levelling
- Levelling terminology
- About the level
- Setting up the level
- Reading the staff
- Parallax
- Staff verticality
- Checking and adjusting the pod bubble
- Principal of the 2 peg test
- Two peg test booking example
- Level survey principal
- Level survey booking example
- Transferring a TBM principal
- Transferring a TBM booking example
- Transferring a TBM calculations and checks
- Inverted staff reading
- Inverted staff reading booking example
- Setting out levels
- Checking levels
- Profile boards for level excavation principal
- Profile boards for sloped excavation principal
- Profile boards for drainage run preparation calculations
- Profile boards for drainage run booking example
- Profile boards for drainage run demonstration
- Batter rails principal
- Batter rails for an excavation tutorial
- Batter rails for fill tutorial
- Setting up a laser level

**Total Station**

- Introduction to the total station
- About the total station
- Setting up over a point
- Best practice observing
- Calibration certificate
- Putting it into the box
- Temporary and permanent adjustment
- Collimation checks - Observing
- Horizontal collimation error booking example
- Vertical collimation error booking example
- Diaphragm orientation check
- Traverse principal
- Traverse booking example
- Traverse whole circle bearing
- Traverse table
- Resection
- Volume of a stockpile
- Reference line/reference arc
- Instruction for a resection (Leica TS06 or TS09)
- Instructions for stakeout function (Leica TS06 or TS09)
- Exporting data from the total station
- Importing data into the total station
- Setting up control points for practice exercises

**Maths: Basic angles, distances and ****coordinates**

- Outline and objectives
- Introduction to Pythagoras
- Pythagoras (how to calculate the diagonal of a rectangle or triangle)
- Pythagoras - Worked example
- Calculator short cut for Pythagoras
- Quiz 1: Pythagoras
- Introduction to angles
- Convert decimal angles to degrees, minutes and seconds
- Quiz 2: angles
- Trigonometry basics
- Enter INVERSE sin, cos, tan in your calculator
- Quiz 3: Trigonometry
- Introduction to coordinates
- Distance between two coordinates - worked example
- Quiz 4: Coordinates
- Introduction to Whole circle bearings
- WCB worked example 1
- WCB worked example 2
- WCB worked example 3
- WCB worked example 4
- Quiz 5: WCB
- Test yourself
- Summary