Serious professionals know that proper training on the equipment and in the application area is key to long-term success and the avoidance of costly claims.
Our professional trainers provide exceptional instruction because you deserve the best.
With more than 465 m (5,000 sq. ft.) of dedicated training space at our HQ, and a training location in Nevada, our trainers hold more than 100+ classes a year. Our HQ facilities include two classrooms, a specialized concrete forms room, and a first-in-the-industry 562 sq./m (6,050 sq./ft.) indoor utility pit.
We bring real-world conditions into a safe learning environment.
GSSI training courses are organized into two tiers: Intro and Advanced. Intro classes assume no prior knowledge of GPR or EM technology. Advanced classes assume prior attendance of an intro class or working experience with the technology. Advanced classes are typically for users who want to branch out into areas beyond basic applications.
GSSI provides the most training classes in the world.
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NH: This class is a two-day introductory course designed for users of the SIR 3000 based UtilityScan system.
NH: The UtilityScan class is a two-day class designed for users of GSSI’s compact UtilityScan system.
NV: The UtilityScan class is a two-day class designed for users of GSSI’s compact UtilityScan system.
NH: This is a two-day introductory course focusing on GSSI’s standalone, tablet-based UtilityScan DF and UtilityScan HS.
NV: StructureScan Mini XT is a one-day class designed for GSSI’s cutting-edge concrete scanning system.
NV: This class is a two-day introductory course designed for users of the SIR 4000 based UtilityScan system.
Dan joined GSSI in 2002 as a hybrid Trainer/Application Specialist (Archaeology). Dan has worked with GPR and other geophysical tools since the mid ‘90’s and has had the opportunity to work at sites all over the world. Dan holds a BA in Religion from Gettysburg College, a MA in Archaeology from Boston University, and is currently working on his MBA part time. Since joining, Dan has grown the Training group from one half-time position to the largest and most comprehensive GPR manufacturer support team in the industry. He still loves to teach however, and enjoys meeting customers of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Dan lives just north of Boston with his wife, Karen and ferocious attack cat, Buttons.
Kevin joined GSSI in 2014, completely new to GPR. Prior to this role, he was completing his undergraduate studies at Boston University and now holds a BA in Astronomy and Physics. Training has always been a passion of Kevin’s throughout his career. In the past, Kevin worked as an indoor rock climbing instructor at various gyms throughout Boston and the Greater-Philadelphia area. He now lives just north of Boston.
Jonathan joined GSSI in 2014 as a Technical Trainer. Jonathan has worked with GPR and other geophysical tools since 2002 and has work on sites all over North America. Jonathan received his BS in Geology from Salem State University and attended graduate school at Wright State University. Jonathan lives a stone’s throw from the city limits of Boston with his wife, toddler son, and Russian Blue cat Galena … geology runs deep in Jonathan.
Greg joined GSSI in 2016 as a Technical Trainer. He has a background in Graphic Design and acquired his a BFA in Illustration from the University of Hartford. He continues to satisfy his artistic “itch” by doing oil paint portraits of famous pop culture icons and people’s furry pets in his free time. Since joining, Greg has assisted in the redesign and evolution of GSSI’s revamped logo and website. He enjoys traveling, sampling the indigenous foods of the destinations he visits and getting to know GSSI’s trainees on his road trips across the US.
Peter joined GSSI in 2016 as the archaeology and forensics application specialist, as well as a member of the training and technical support team. He is a member of the Register of Professional Archaeologists and specializes in terrestrial geophysical methods applied to archaeology, geographic information systems [GIS] analyses, and submerged prehistoric archaeology. Peter brings a wide range of ground-penetrating radar experience to the GSSI training team. He has conducted GPR surveys on four continents as a specialist for academic research teams, and in the US and Canada has carried out over seventy terrestrial geophysical surveys on archaeological sites and cemeteries. Prior to joining GSSI he worked as a professional archaeologist in New England and the Mid Atlantic, where he honed his GPR skills “in the trenches”. Peter is also a doctoral student at the University of Connecticut, with dissertation research focused on prehistoric archaeological sites submerged by sea-level rise. When not at GSSI Peter spends most of his time reorganizing the feline residents off his computer keyboard, and using his dog as a less-than-ideal footrest.
Archaeology & Forensics Application Specialist
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