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.
- Conduct advanced GNSS control surveys
- Conduct complex engineering set-out surveys
- Conduct open pit and underground mine surveys
- Manage risk
- Monitor engineering structures
I have the following attributes:
- Good mathematics skills
- Ability to work neatly and accurately
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
- Good health and eyesight (which can be corrected)
- A good eye for detail
Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.
This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.
Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Free in '23 page for further information.
If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.
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Completion of the Diploma of Surveying or equivalent.
You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on available study options.
The typical timetable is 3 days per week.
Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.
Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.
Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.
As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
Other job titles may include:
- Surveyor (Mining | Engineering | Construction)
- Survey Assistant
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.
Graduates may be eligible for university entry.
Study options and next steps
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Semester 2, 2023
East Perth - On Campus
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The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.
Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification. If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.
Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.