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GPS Training


As a part of the BNGIS Centre's mission to advance the use of modern technologies in the Civil Service, training in Global Positioning Systems (GPS) is provided. GPS is a navigational aid that utilizes 24 satellites that orbit the earth in a grid pattern. There are always six to eight satellites that are able to communicate with any given position on earth at any given time. What this does is give the user the ability to find any place on earth at any time day or night.


Government agencies, public and private schools attached to the BNGIS GI Education initiative. A minimum of 8 persons and maximum of ten persons are required with basic computer skills. Two seats of any training that is not conducted by the Centre must be reserved for the BNGIS Centre Technical staff should the training be of use to the Centre.



1.The requesting agency’s/Department Head should submit a formal request addressed to the Director, BNGIS Centre on the relevant form.
2.Request is reviewed and based on assessment criteria the request may be approved /refused.
3.The requesting agency’s Department Head will be contacted with a response from the BNGIS Centre within two/three working days.
4.Requesting agency which is granted approval is required to provide drinks/lunch for instructor(s), BNGIS Staff and students.
5.Students who complete entire course without absenteeism will receive Certificates of Completion.






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P. O. Box N-3040


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