CPP41721 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

National code: CPP41721 | WA course code: BGI7 | CRICOS code: 104884E

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.

CPP41721 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

About this course

Further your studies to build on your surveying career with this qualification. Survey technicians perform a range of duties using surveying tools and equipment, including total stations and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), supported by data management skills. Spatial information services technicians perform a range of duties using geospatial technologies and specialised software, supported by data management skills.

During your studies, you will learn how to use surveying technologies and software to capture, process and present electronic data. You will also have access to surveying equipment in order to produce computer-aided drawings and survey plans so that you can prepare and present Geographic Information System (GIS) data.

Practical skills are combined, with important analytical skills that include maintaining workplace safety and developing environmentally sustainable methods. Benefit from learning from lecturers that are experts in the field with close ties to industry to ensure your training reflects the latest industry practices.

Further study can be completed by enrolling into CPP50121 Diploma of Surveying. Please note that it is an industry requirement that students must successfully complete all units in CPP41721 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services before progressing into CPP50121 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 CPP30216 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services is required for entry into this course.

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Career opportunities

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