Why choose this course?
Enter the surveying industry with this qualification and become work-ready for roles such as surveying assistant and spatial information services assistant.
This course will provide you with the skills to produce, read and interpret basic maps, collect surveying data, produce basic plans of surveys and perform basic surveying computations.
You will also learn about workplace safety and the requirements necessary to be successful in the field. Overall you will work with spatial data and operate basic survey equipment. Surveying and spatial information skills are required in a range of industry contexts, including town planning, civil construction, mining, engineering, health, agriculture and defence.
If you wish to further your career, then consider enrolling into the CPP41721 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services.
- Mine and Engineering Surveyor
- Surveying Assistant
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Equivalent to Australian Year 11 with a "C" grade in Maths.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.