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TAFE NSW surveying qualifications can lead to careers in a range of different industries and sectors from roads to mining to residential to defence.

Learn about residential, retail, commercial and rural valuation, as well as about types of land usage, cultural land rights, building styles and heritage matters. Build your career right up with the industry-standard Degree.

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Charlie Le

Don't give up - find what fuels your fire

“The journey never ends. As long as you feel that you're doing the right thing, then I think that's the right choice.”

Charlie Le - Bachelor of Property Valuation

Charlie Le’s parents wanted him to pursue a career in medicine or another traditionally ‘prestigious’ field at university.

Unfortunately, Charlie had no real love for what he was studying.

“Eventually, I discovered a passion and love for property,” Charlie says. “And that's when I decided, ‘You know what? I'm going start doing property valuation!’”

In his second year, Charlie was fortunate enough to get a graduate position at a leading bank.

“You have to really think about what you want, and don't be scared to make mistakes. You're going to have to make mistakes to find out what you want.”


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Civil construction is a branch of civil engineering that is concerned with the maintaining, designing, and constructing of things like airports, bridges, buildings, dams, reservoirs, roads, railways, subdivisions, sewer systems, and tunnels.

Civil construction courses at TAFE NSW can prepare you for a wide range of jobs within the civil construction industry. The variety of careers available in the industry includes roles such as:

  • Civil engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Surveyors
  • Site managers
  • Demolition staff
  • Road markers
  • Concreters
  • Welders
  • Plant machinery operators
  • Project managers
  • Civil labourers
  • Traffic management
  • Electricians
  • Construction management

There are a range of surveying disciplines, including land surveying, building surveying, quantity surveying, engineering surveying, mining surveying, hydrographic surveying, aerial surveying, topographic surveying and more. To help you kickstart your surveying career, TAFE NSW has everything from short courses through to advanced diplomas.

If you’re after top quality property valuation courses to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to begin your property valuation career the best way possible, then enrol in the industry-standard Bachelor of Property Valuation degree at TAFE NSW.

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What job opportunities could a civil construction or surveying course lead to?

Work with civil engineers, builders, project managers, and architects in the design and construction of major projects like bridges, commercial buildings, roads, dams, tunnels, and railways.

Civil construction and surveying courses offer students a chance to gain hands-on experience and apply their expertise throughout the construction industry. TAFE NSW qualifications can lead to careers in a range of different industries and sectors from roads, to mining, residential, and defence.

A civil construction and surveying course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from proposing structure designs, to overseeing crucial civil projects across the country.

The average weekly salary for a civil engineering professional is $1,923, and qualifications in civil construction and surveying can lead to a variety of jobs such as:

  • civil engineer
  • building surveyor
  • civil construction worker
  • quarry or mining operator
  • spatial information technician
  • cartographer
  • local council worker
  • structural or transport engineer
  • land surveyor
  • quantity supervisor
  • civil construction designer
  • civil works supervisor
  • building inspector

Whether you're just starting out in your civil construction and surveying career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE NSW courses in this area include:

  • surveying
  • building surveying
  • civil construction
  • building design
  • spatial information services
  • civil construction design