Technology Training

Our technology classes are led by Ziegler expert technology and support professionals. Classes cover everything from GPS basics to advanced software systems to give you a thorough understanding of the solutions available.

Ziegler can provide custom training to fit your specific needs throughout the year. If you have a computer and internet access, you can receive custom training from a Ziegler Technology Specialist online. This can be one-on-one training or for a group. We also have the ability to work with you in the field by accessing your controller through the internet. We can watch you work and give you feedback as if we were with you in the field.

If you need help with any aspect of your technology equipment, contact us today. Take advantage of one-on-one assistance and take your GPS knowledge to the next level! For more information, call 877.281.6740 or send an email to training@zieglercat.com.

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Upcoming Trainings

See below for upcoming Archives. If you don't see an upcoming course being offered in the area you need, you can request a training.

DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
01/08/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
01/09/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
01/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
01/15/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
01/16/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsSioux City$200.00Register Now »
01/16/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
01/17/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSSioux City$200.00Register Now »
01/17/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
01/23/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
01/24/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSAltoona$200.00Register Now »
01/30/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsShakopee$200.00Register Now »
01/31/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSShakopee$200.00Register Now »
02/05/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
02/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
02/07/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
02/26/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
02/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
02/28/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
03/05/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
03/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGPS Machine TroubleshootingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/07/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/12/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
03/13/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/14/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/19/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsColumbus$200.00Register Now »
03/20/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingColumbus$400.00Register Now »
03/21/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingColumbus$400.00Register Now »
03/26/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
03/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGPS Machine TroubleshootingShakopee$400.00Register Now »
03/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
03/28/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
04/02/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble SCS900Altoona$200.00Register Now »
04/03/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
04/04/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - AdvancedAltoona$400.00Register Now »
04/05/20198:00 am—12:00 pmDrone Workflow in Your BusinessAltoona$200.00Register Now »
04/09/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble SCS900Columbus$200.00Register Now »
04/09/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
04/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - BasicsColumbus$200.00Register Now »
04/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
04/11/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - AdvancedColumbus$400.00Register Now »
04/11/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
04/16/20198:00 am—5:00 pmIntelligent CompactionColumbus$400.00Register Now »
04/17/20198:00 am—12:00 pmDrone Workflow in Your BusinessSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »

Course Descriptions

See below for the types of courses currently offered. You can register for a specific training date or request for a training to be offered.

  • Business Center – Basics

    Use Business Center to manage and transfer data

    Recommended Attendees: Office and field personnel who use BC-HCE to transfer data

    Prerequisite: Attendee must have Business Center version 5.0 or newer installed on laptop. Attendee must bring laptop

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    01/08/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
    01/15/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    02/26/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
    03/05/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    03/26/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    04/09/20198:00 am—12:00 pmBusiness Center – BasicsSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
  • Business Center – Data Prep/Site Setup

    Use Business Center to prepare data, build models, and export to Trimble GPS equipment

    Recommended Attendees: Office and field personnel who build and modify field designs

    Prerequisite: Attendee must have Business Center version 5.0 or newer installed on laptop. Attendee must bring laptop

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    01/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
    01/17/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    02/28/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
    03/07/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/28/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    04/11/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – Data Prep/Site SetupSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
  • Business Center – Takeoff

    Use Business Center to perform quantity takeoffs

    Recommended Attendees: Office personnel and project estimators

    Prerequisite: Attendee must have Business Center version 5.0 or newer installed on laptop. Attendee must bring laptop

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    01/09/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
    01/16/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    02/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
    03/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    04/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmBusiness Center – TakeoffSITECH Northland$400.00Register Now »
  • Drone Workflow in Your Business

    How to use drones to perform accurate site/stockpile calculations. We will cover drone flight, flight plan setup, and what to do with the data you collect.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    04/05/20198:00 am—12:00 pmDrone Workflow in Your BusinessAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    04/17/20198:00 am—12:00 pmDrone Workflow in Your BusinessSITECH Northland$200.00Register Now »
  • Earthworks Operator Training

    Operational training for Trimble’s next generation machine control platform, Trimble Earthworks. In this course we will cover everything from loading files to system operation.

    Recommended attendees: Machine operators using Trimble Earthworks on dozer or excavator.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    02/07/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/14/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/21/20198:00 am—5:00 pmEarthworks Operator TrainingColumbus$400.00Register Now »
  • GCS900 Operator Training

    Instruction on how to operate Trimble’s GCS900 legacy machine control system.

    Recommended attendees: Machine operators using Trimble GCS900 Machine Control
    Technologies.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    02/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/13/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/20/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGCS900 Operator TrainingColumbus$400.00Register Now »
  • GPS Machine Troubleshooting

    Instruction for company mechanics and technicians, focused on troubleshooting and diagnosing GPS issues.

    Recommended attendees: Company technicians and shop personnel responsible for mechanic work on machines.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    03/06/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGPS Machine TroubleshootingAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    03/27/20198:00 am—5:00 pmGPS Machine TroubleshootingShakopee$400.00Register Now »
  • GPS Site Setup Basics

    Class will cover the process on how to set up a site from start to finish with Siteworks, Trimble’s newest site controller system. We will look at loading designs files, setting up the equipment, and site calibration.

    Recommended attendees: Field personnel responsible for setting a site up for Machine Control

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    01/16/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsSioux City$200.00Register Now »
    01/23/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    01/30/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsShakopee$200.00Register Now »
    02/05/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    03/12/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    03/19/20198:00 am—12:00 pmGPS Site Setup BasicsColumbus$200.00Register Now »
  • Intelligent Compaction

    Overview of the process for using GPS instrumented rollers to collect data throughout asphalt compaction jobs. This course will cover everything from preparing site files, connecting to the VRS network, file synchronization and management, and daily check-in of IC equipped rollers.

    Recommended Attendees: GPS Champions and field personnel assisting with the setup and supervision of jobs requiring the use of Intelligent Compaction.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    04/16/20198:00 am—5:00 pmIntelligent CompactionColumbus$400.00Register Now »
  • Intro to UTS

    Instruction on the daily setup, calibration, and basic functions of Trimble Total Stations with an introduction to UTS uses in Machine Control.

    Recommended attendees: Field personnel who use UTS on site

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    01/17/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSSioux City$200.00Register Now »
    01/24/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    01/31/20198:00 am—3:00 pmIntro to UTSShakopee$200.00Register Now »
  • Trimble SCS900

    Instruction on both the basic and advanced features of Trimble’s legacy rover software SCS900. Course will cover everything from basic setup and calibration to advanced staking and design creation in the field.

    Class material requires SCS900 version 3.0 or higher with the Advanced
    Measurement Module.

    Recommended attendees: Field personnel running Trimble SCS900

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    04/02/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble SCS900Altoona$200.00Register Now »
    04/09/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble SCS900Columbus$200.00Register Now »
  • Trimble Siteworks - Advanced

    This course will cover the advanced functions of the new Trimble Siteworks rover software. An emphasis will be put on advanced staking, design building in the field, and Advanced Measurement module functions.

    Class material requires Trimble’s Siteworks software v1.00 or higher

    Recommended attendees: Experienced field personnel who conduct site layout.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    04/04/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - AdvancedAltoona$400.00Register Now »
    04/11/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - AdvancedColumbus$400.00Register Now »
  • Trimble Siteworks - Basics

    This course covers the basic features/functions of the new Trimble Siteworks rover software, including site setup, calibration, measurement, and stakeout.

    Class material requires Trimble’s Siteworks software v1.00 or higher

    Recommended attendees: Field personnel who conduct site layout.

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    Upcoming Course Dates

    DateTimeTrainingLocationCostRegistration
    04/03/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - BasicsAltoona$200.00Register Now »
    04/10/20198:00 am—5:00 pmTrimble Siteworks - BasicsColumbus$200.00Register Now »