Layout Part One: Establishing Elevations

Learn About Establishing Elevations

About this course:

Decimals and elevations can be confusing enough, especially if you don’t know what to look for. In this course Constructorator will show you how to learn and understand decimals, how to create your own decimal/ fraction conversion spreadsheet, and ways to simplify decimals to help you learn quickly. Finally, he’ll take you through how to determine datum and building elevations, how to set up and shoot elevations. This course is for anyone that would like to know how elevations on job sites are established, or for those of you who want to learn how to establish and shoot your own grades on the job site. If you have always wanted to learn and understand decimals of a foot to help simplify elevation conversion, this is the course for you.

You'll learn:

  • How to simplify decimals of a foot conversion
  • How to build your own decimal conversion spreadsheet
  • What HI means and how to establish the height of your instrument
  • A step by step of how to set up an auto-level, read a decimal grade stick and shoot elevations


Your Instructor


Dan Henrie
Dan Henrie

Dan Henrie is a Field Production Manager in the commercial construction industry, and the creator of Constructorator, an organization dedicated to educating field personnel. He's passionate to help field workers develop their skills and knowledge, and advance their careers.



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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