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Garmin: GPS training course - online resource - Garmin

Our Price: £50.00

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Getting started with your Garmin GPS - 12 months access for a one-off fee

This course is packed with all the information you will need to learn how to navigate confidently & safely with your Garmin GPS. Although the step by step instructions and guides are based on the best selling GPS Garminís eTrex Colour, GPS 60 Colour, Dakota and Oregon ranges the general principals are applicable to almost any GPS unit.

Learning how to navigate with a GPS is just one part of the equation; it's the combination of GPS and maps that is key to making the best of your GPS.

Learn how you can have Maps on your PC and Maps in your GPS, find out how you can plan routes & trails on your PC using Garmin's free PC software and your OS Discoverer map card, find walks and more on the Internet, edit & save them for use later in the field, print off paper maps and transfer waypoints, routes and tracks to and from your GPS

The resource is packed with useful GPS information and contains 14 lessons, 79 plus web pages and over 30 instructional step by step guides & how to video clips, in addition there are indoor and outdoor exercises and activities to reinforce learning, each lesson includes assessment and certification if required.


Getting Started with your Garmin GPS - Resource Lessons include:

- How the GPS system works

- Maps for your GPS – Maps for your PC

- A walk through Pages, Buttons, Keys

- GPS Setup for use at home and abroad

- Using GPS at a basic level – locate & Mark your position

- About Waypoints – create, save, find, edit delete.

- Create and navigate a GoTo and all about routes

- All about Tracks, Tracklogs and how to use them

- The Trip computer- reset and change Information windows

- Update your unit software – webupdater

- About Garmin MapSource, BaseCamp and Connect (PC software)

- Using BaseCamp & OS Discoverer - GPST instructions & exercises

- Getting a GPS and your PC talking – transfer data

- Map reading skills for GPS navigation


Once you have purchased the online resource we will e-mail you your login, so you can have unlimited access to the 80 pages of tuition, information sheets and online video. You have unlimited access to it for 12 months so you can refer to it as many times as you wish to.


Please be aware it may take up to 24 hours to receive your log in details by e mail.


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