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CPP30221 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

National ID: CPP30221 State ID: BGI8
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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.

Half price in 2022

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from January 2022.  Tuition fees are capped at $1,200, or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus Resource fees.


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • Work with spatial data
  • Operate basic survey equipment
  • Work through survey computations
  • Read and interpret maps
  • Workplace safety and the application of safe work places

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy a mix of working indoors and outdoors
  • Good organisational and mathematical skills
  • Enjoy problem solving with keen observation skills
  • Reasonable level of fitness
  • Ability to work as part of team
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Completion of Certificate II in Surveying and Spatial Information Services does not provide automatic entry into Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services due to the specific entry requirements of Certificate III, which include a pass in Year 11 maths (or equivalent).

Work placement is optional.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

East Perth - On Campus

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where East Perth
How On Campus
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $792.18 $0.00 $792.18
Concession $234.72 $0.00 $234.72

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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