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Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

National ID: CPP41721 | State ID: BGI7

Looking to build on your surveying skills?

Equip yourself with the practical skills to support a surveying team by enrolling into the Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services. This course is an ideal stepping-stone to further your training in the surveying and spatial information industry. During your studies, you will learn how to use surveying technologies and software to capture, process and present electronic data. You will also have access to surveying equipment in order to produce computer-aided drawings and survey plans so that you can prepare and present Geographic Information System (GIS) data

Practical skills are combined, with important analytical skills like maintaining workplace safety and developing environmentally sustainable methods.
Our lecturers are experts in the field with close ties to industry to ensure our training reflects the latest industry practices.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Surveying, Advanced Diploma of Surveying

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information

National ID: CPP30221 | State ID: BGI8

Set your sights on a career in surveying

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work with spatial data and read, interpret and apply maps. You will learn about safety, performing computations and the skills necessary to operate in the field.

Gain basic surveying skills and begin an entry level job in the surveying and spatial information services sector or continue with further study in surveying at North Metro.

This course may be studied by employer-based training or by off campus learning provided you have a position in an appropriate work place.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Architectural, Building & Surveying Technicians

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services, Diploma of Surveying, and Advanced Diploma of Surveying

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Advanced Diploma of Surveying

National ID: CPP60121 | State ID: BGJ0

Looking forward to a career in surveying?

Learn how to collect and analyse spatial data for complex engineering structures, roads, railways and surface and underground mining operations.

Throughout this course you'll learn about the operation of sophisticated surveying equipment and software (including GPS) and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineering drawings and mine plans, building on the skills gained in the Diploma of Surveying.

Gain these skills

  • Conduct advanced GNSS control surveys 
  • Conduct complex engineering set-out surveys
  • Conduct open pit and underground mine surveys  
  • Manage risk 
  • Monitor engineering structures 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Surveying or Spatial Science Technician | GIS Technician

Further Study Option(s)

Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Surveying

National ID: CPP50121 | State ID: BGI9

Extend your studies and knowledge of surveying

This course will further develop your skills by teaching you how to operate sophisticated surveying equipment and software for conducting more complex engineering surveys, including road design and set out surveys and more complex surveying tasks.

This Diploma has a focus on geodetic surveying including how to conduct geodetic surveys and perform computations. You will also develop industry-specific skills including how to design basic engineering structures and plan spatial data collection. A large selection of electives is available, such as producing maps for land management purposes, producing mine drawings and how to set out stormwater systems.

When you complete this Diploma, you will be eligible for an Associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (Engineering and Mining Commission).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Surveying Technician, Spatial Science Technician and Surveying assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Surveying

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Surveying

Surveying is well suited to those who enjoy a mix of working indoors and outdoors, have good organisational and mathematical skills and enjoy problem solving.  You will be physically and intellectually involved in your work. You will be joining a high tech industry with a current shortage of workers and strong employment prospects.

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Mining

Mining is one of Western Australia’s biggest industries and offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Study pathways in mining can lead you into a career working as an operator or manager on sites such as quarries, underground or open cut metalliferous mines in a range of specialised fields.

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