The 12d Field training course shows you how to use 12d Field for setting out points, strings, batters, tins, crossfalls and crowns, and for doing basic pickup, allowing you to ‘take your office to the field’.

Introduction to 12d Field training course

A one day course covering techniques for setting up and using 12d Field.

Prerequisites: Introduction to 12d Model course or a good working knowledge of 12d Model. By booking a course, you affirm that you meet the requirements for 12d Model training courses. Check on upcoming courses at bottom of page.

In the Introduction to 12d Field training course you will learn the processes for using 12d Field for setting out points, strings, batters, tins, crossfalls and crowns, and for doing basic pickup.

Course Outline
  • Load design data into 12d Model from dwg, 12dascii, and csv
  • Review and check the design data
  • Create cross sections from the road design strings
  • Create grids for building setout
  • Setup and configue 12d Field to operate with your instrument
  • Setout a String – place pegs 0.5m behind a back of kerb
  • Setout a Batter – place a batter board 0.5 above the ground
  • Pickup as-built detail
  • Tin Setout – place pegs and mark the depth of fill
  • Crossfall setout – place a peg 0.5m behind a shoulder and mark the height 0.5m above the projected surface
  • Point Setout – place pegs at the corners of a building
  • Grid Setout – place pegs on gridlines
  • Crown Setout – place pegs on both sides of a road to allow the crown to be projected
  • For each of the setout methods, the results of the work will be checked, and the we will review the data that 12d Field has stored and used.