GPS Navigation Tuition

If you are considering making your first GPS purchase or have bought one of the new generation of Garmin GPS with/without OS maps and would like to learn how to get the best out of your device, maps and free BaseCamp PC software then this one day training course is for you.

 

The course will be a very practical day with you getting hands on with either your own GPS or one of our loan units. The aim of the day is that you will leave the course with the skills to navigate using a GPS confidently using waypoints, routes, and tracks. To understand how you can use Garmin's free utility BaseCamp to buy additional maps, send user data like routes, trails to and from your device, manage data files and using wireless sharing. 

On our course you will:

  • Learn how to edit/setup your GPS correctly, windows & dash board to suit your needs

  • Work step by step through basic setup of your device

  • Be introduced you to pages, menus and sub-menus

  • Find out what the various pages show

  • Learn the meaning of GPS terminology

  • Learn your GPS’s Profile options, and how to use them to your benefit

  • Learn how to name, change location coordinates and enter waypoints

  • Learn how you can navigate to a selected point on the map page

  • See how you can send a route tracks wirelessly to another GPS unit

  • Housekeeping, Reset Trip & Current Track

  • Save Tracklog & Archive Tracks

  • See a tracklog on your GPS and navigate Backtrack

  • Using your GPS abroad

  • Understand in a classroom demo how to freely download BaseCamp

  • Follow a route sent to your GPS from BaseCamp

  • Learn how you can manage GPX files and save on your PC and Email

  • Find out how you can plan routes in BaseCamp on your PC

  • See how you can send a route to your GPS

  • View your route in Google Earth

 
This course will cover all new generation Garmin devices; Montana, eTrex, Dakota, Oregon, and GPSMap62s ranges.

Costs:

TRF Members £85, Non-members £90.

Times:

Start 9:30 AM

Finish by 4:00 PM

Call for more details!

+44 (0)7891 866575

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