CPP50121 Diploma of Surveying

National code: CPP50121 | WA course code: BGI9 | CRICOS code: 104885D

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.

CPP50121 Diploma of Surveying

About this course

Extend your studies and knowledge of surveying with this qualification. This course will further your skills by teaching you how to conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) data collection and set out surveys, create engineering drawings and perform advanced surveying computations. You will be trained in the operation of sophisticated surveying equipment and software for conducting more complex engineering surveys such as road designs.

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 to choose from such as producing maps for land management purposes, producing mine drawings and how to set out stormwater systems.

On completion of this course you will be eligible for an associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (Engineering and Mining Commission).

If you wish to extend your career in this exciting industry then you can also study CPP60121 Advanced Diploma of Surveying.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of CPP41721 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services is required for entry into this course.

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Resource fees

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Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Mine and Engineering Surveyor
  • Surveying Assistant
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