All survey and setting out training courses are designed and run by a qualified Further Education lecturer who has 14 years experience of developing and teaching BTEC National (OND/ONC) and Higher National (HND) courses at College and University level.
Our trainer's industrial experience includes many years as a land surveyor working in the UK and Overseas, involving topographic surveys, building surveys and setting out; and eight years technical / software support, and running training courses for Sokkia.
Whilst at Sokkia he specialised in high-technology solutions in surveying and Construction; Total Stations, GPS, Mapping and Data Transfer Software.
Over the years he has gained considerable experience in specialist Industrial Measurement and Alignment, involving the use of theodolites and steel tapes, precise levels and the 3-D high precision (sub-millimetre) Sokkia Monmos system. He has worked on projects in the nuclear, rail locomotive and carriage repair, and the off-shore steel fabrication industries.
Chris Little Training Services Ltd works in conjunction with the main survey instrument manufacturers and suppliers (take a look at the Partnership webpage), as well as a number of other professionals working in specialist areas of surveying -- Laser Scanning, BIM (Building Information Modelling)
"Training from Chris – does what its says on the tin and he does it well" -- Anon
"Excellent course, well planned and presented in a friendly and highly informative manner;
highly recommended" -- Martin Brogan, Hibernia Contracting Services Ltd, Lusaka, Zambia
"This course was very helpful for me. I have improved my skills that I can use at my job" --
Andrey Yurlov, Freelance Site Engineer, London.
"Excellent course, properly tailored to individual requirements" -- Andrew Woollard, Sellafield Ltd
"Tell them what you want before turning up and they can teach what you need" --
Danny Johnson, Trainee Site Engineer, A.D.Bly
"I would thoroughly recommend Chris to anybody" -- Dave Hanlon, Senior Site Engineer, BAM Construction
"Chris ran a bespoke course for me on a one to one basis with the flexibility to cover other subjects or concentrate on weaker ones. This is a testiment to Chris's vast knowledge and experience, in not only survey but as a lecturer. I would rate Chris's teaching style as excellent, tailoring the needs and learning style of the individual to the knowledge required making the whole week a pleasure.
Many, many thanks again for passing on such valuable knowledge and assistance." --
Andrew Abson, Staff Sergeant, HM Forces