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).
- Conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) data collection
- Set out surveys
- Create engineering drawings
- Perform advanced surveying computations
I have the following attributes:
- Good mathematics skills
- Able to work neatly and accurately
- Methodical with an eye for detail
- Able to communicate effectively with range of people and work within a team environment
- Enjoy practical work
- Ability to problem solve
Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.
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, 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.
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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You will need to have completed Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services to meet the entrance requirements.
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.
This course requires your attendance in class for 3 days per week when studied full time.
As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete additional study of around 8 - 10 hours each week outside of scheduled classes, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.
Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.
Work placement is optional.
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.
Additional costs include:
- Survey bond of $200 to be paid at start of course. This bond can carry through to the Advanced Diploma of Surveying and will be refunded on course completion, provided there have been no equipment breakages.
- A scientific calculator. Indicative cost (student price) for a bundled package (calculator & software) is approximately $249.00. This is a course requirement and further information regarding brand and software is provided on enrolment.
Other job titles may include:
- Senior Technical Officer
- Mine | Engineering Surveyor
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.
Study options and next steps
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Semester 2, 2023
East Perth - On Campus
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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.
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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.
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