ETI Course Catalogue
Diploma of Surveying
About this Qualification
National Code: CPP50112
CRICOS Code: 080843E
TAFE ID: J357
Duration: 2 years
Central Institute - East Perth - February
South West Institute - Bunbury - February
This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor. You will develop skills in the collection of spatial data related to engineering structures, roads, railways and mining operations. You will also develop skills in the operation of sophisticated survey equipment and software, including GPS, and how to use this equipment to carry out complex survey projects, including open pit mine operations and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineering drawings and mine plans.
To gain admission to this course you need to meet the minimum entry requirement equivalent to Australian Year 11 with passes in English and Maths.
Refer to the admission requirements for your country.
Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services CPP30112
Certificate IV in Surveying - CPP40112
Diploma of Surveying - CPP50112
Major Study Areas
- Conducting engineering surveys
- Creating engineering drawings
- Performing geodetic surveying computations
- Conducting road design and set-out project
- Conducting advanced GPS data collection and set-out surveys
- Conducting open pit mine surveying
How is this Qualification Taught?
- Work based training
- Practical fieldwork sessions involving trainer demonstration
- Work experience within the industry
- Mine/Engineering Surveyor
- Survey Assistant
- Survey Technician
Graduates can continue into the Advanced Diploma of Surveying (CPP60312) at Central Institute - East Perth Campus for another year or you can continue into a university undergraduate degree.
Advanced standing may be offered but will vary between Universities.
Click the following link for further information on Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer.
$13,500 per year
Certificate III - $360 per semester at South West, $385 per semester at Central
Certificate IV - $395 per semester at South West, $320 per semester at Central
Diploma - $450 per semester at South West, $480 per semester at Central
Protective Clothing - $200 approximately
Text Books and Calculator - $250 approximately
More information on additional costs will be provided at orientation.
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News: Surveying new ground in the workplace. In 2008 Central Institute embarked on a new and exciting mode of training for surveyors in the Goldfields and Pilbara regions without the need to travel to Perth. Central Institute and several large mining companies have joined forces to provide a work based training program (WBT) for surveyors that will help address the current skills shortage in the industry. A Central Institute surveying lecturer, flies to Kalgoolie and Newman for two days every fortnight, to provide specialised training, onsite assessment and assist with the accreditation of prior learning (RPL). Read the full article...
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