Why choose this course?
Equip yourself with skills to carry out highly specialised surveying functions in areas such as mining and engineering construction, with this qualification.
Learn how to collect and analyse spatial data for complex engineering structures, roads, railways and surface and underground mining operations. This course will train you in the operation of sophisticated surveying equipment and software including Global Positioning System (GPS) and the processing of survey data to produce computer-aided engineering designs and mine plans.
Other skills you will also cover include processes to follow in order to conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) control surveys and complex engineering set-out surveys, how to manage risk and monitor engineering structures.
The advanced diploma qualification takes three years to complete, commencing with the certificate III level entry point.
- Mine and Engineering Surveyor
- Surveying Assistant
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of CPP50121 Diploma of Surveying is required for entry into this course.
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.
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.