GPS Training | Global Positioning System (GPS) Training

Commitment 2 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
User Ratings Average User Rating 4.8 See what learners said
Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


The Global Positioning System (GPS) is one of the most powerful modern technologies. Civilian applications of GPS are rapidly growing and these applications will revolutionize our society in the near future. Many opportunities exist in industry and government agencies for engineers with backgrounds and formal training in GPS theory and design. This GPS Training | Global Positioning System (GPS) Training course will provide students with a firm background in the fundamentals of GPS theory and design. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS architecture and applications, examines the GPS signal structure, modulation, and access technologies, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today.

  • 2 days of GPS Training | Global Positioning System (GPS) Training with an expert instructor
  • GPS | Global Positioning System (GPS) Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


  • We can adapt this Global Positioning System (GPS) Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Global Positioning System (GPS) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the GPS Training around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Global Positioning System (GPS) course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

Upon completing this GPS Training | Global Positioning System (GPS) Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:


The target audience for this GPS | Global Positioning System (GPS) course:

  • Test Engineers and Technicians
  • Program/project managers
  • Design engineers
  • Non-Engineers Professionals
  • Telecom Professionals

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this GPS | Global Positioning System (GPS) course is:

  • None


Introduction to GPS
  • What is GPS?
  • What is Navigation?
  • GPS Principles and Applications
  • Applications for Military, Civilian & Aerospace
  • Location Based Services
  • How Accurate is GPS?
  • The GPS Satellite System
  • GPS Applications
  • Uses of GPS Technology
  • GPS Operation
  • Location
  • Navigation
  • Tracking
  • Mapping
  • Timing
GPS Fundamentals
  • Time-of-Arrival Measurements
  • Reference Coordinate Systems
  • Satellite Orbits
  • Position Determination Using Pseudorandom Noise
  • Time and GPS
  • GPS Segments
  • GPS Satellite Generations
  • GPS Constellation
  • GPS Signal Structure
  • Satellite Signal Acquisition and Tracking
  • RF Interference on GPS Satellite Signal Receiver Tracking
  • Types of GPS Receivers
  • Time Systems
  • Pseudorange Measurements
  • Carrier-Phase Measurements
  • Cycle Slips
  • Linear Combinations of GPS Observables
  • GPS Errors and Biases
  • Datums, Coordinate Systems, and Map Projections.
  • GPS Positioning Modes
  • GPS Data and Correction Services
  • GPS Integration
GPS Training | Global Positioning System (GPS) Training – GPS Elements
  • Satellites in Space
  • Ground Control Stations and Receivers
  • GPS System Segments
  • GPS Satellite Constellation
  • Operational Control Segment (OCS)
  • User Receiving Equipment
  • Satellite Navigation Systems
  • Space Segment
  • Control Segment
  • User Segment
  • GPS Satellite Signals
  • GPS Data
GPS System Operation
  • Determining Your Position
  • Measuring Your Distance
  • Error Correction
  • Traditional Measures of Accuracy
  • Carrier-Phase GPS
  • GPS Positioning Services
  • Precise Positioning Service (PPS)
  • Standard Positioning Service (SPS)
Position and Time from GPS
  • orbital models
  • Code Phase Tracking (Navigation)
  • Pseudo-Range Navigation
  • Receiver Position, Velocity, and Time
  • Carrier Phase Tracking (Surveying)
  • GPS Error Sources
  • Geometric Dilution of Precision (GDOP)
GPS Satellite Signal Characteristics
  • GPS Antenna
  • GPS Signal Characteristics
  • Frequencies and Modulation
  • Power Levels
  • Cross-Correlation Functions and CDMA Performance
  • Interference on Tracking

Differential GPS (DGPS) Techniques

  • Differential Code-Phase Navigation
  • Differential Carrier-Phase Surveying
  • Common-Mode Time Transfer
GPS Trends
  • Applications
  • Trends for Military, Civilian & Aerospace Applications
  • Products and Services
  • Vendors
  • Future Trends

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