Courses / Short Term Course / Global Navigation Satellite System / Introduction Program on Navigation

-Introduction Program on Navigation-


Course Out Line:

With the rapid development of the technology the GPS receivers are increasingly been used for the navigation purposes. This short course will helps to provide the basic skills and knowledge in using the geospatial information in navigation activities.

History of Mapping & Map Reading: Introduction of maps produced by the Survey Department & Basic Elements of Maps Reading.

Introduction to usage of handheld GPS: Coordinate collection and navigation and processing in

Introduction of GPS base station: Visit to GPS base station and acquiring related knowledge

Introduction to photogrammetry: Visit to photogrammetric lab.

Guided tour to museum

Target Group:

Hand held GPS users, Navigators, Map users & Military Officers.


The course is for those who are using maps & GPS receivers for navigation


English / Sinhala

Course Duration:

1 days

Course fee per candidate Benefits:

Free of charge



Course Evaluation:



Only provided for security forces & Educational institutes

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