Develop your leadership skills and move into senior roles in this emerging field. You’ll perform advanced technical duties and learn the critical capabilities needed to manage surveying teams.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Advance your surveying skills
Develop your supervisory style
Conduct engineering and geodetic surveys
Perform advanced surveying computations
Design basic engineering structures
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A sound understanding of survey control
Confidence to supervise
Knowledge of geodetic surveying and engineering
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
You must be employed in the surveying industry, as evidenced by a letter from your employer and
You'll need to provide a transcript of your Certificate IV in Surveying
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Advanced numeracy skills
An excellent knowledge of industry software
Completed the Certificate IV in Surveying or an equivalent or have relevant experience in the surveying field
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Surveying technician and Surveying supervsior
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Surveying does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Diploma of Surveying does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Surveying qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 16 Units of competency, including 7 core and 9 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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