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Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

  • National Course Code: CPP30216
  • TAFE NSW code: CPP30216-01V03-19NEC-063

Location – National Environmental Centre

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Study Type


Course Start Date

04 Feb 2019

Hours Per Week



1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of surveying or spatial information services assistants. These people provide support under supervision to a surveying or spatial information services team. They perform a range of duties, from collecting basic spatial data and providing field support services, to simple drafting and map production.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some States where cadastral and mining surveying must be undertaken under the supervision of a registered surveyor. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.

Number Title
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
CPPSIS4039 Design and produce maps
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPPSIS4022 Store and retrieve spatial data
CPPSIS4030 Operate surveying equipment
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
CPPSIS3018 Transfer loads
CPPSIS3019 Produce basic plans of surveys
CPPSIS3021 Visually interpret image data
CPPSIS3020 Perform basic surveying computations
CPPSIS3016 Provide field support services for surveying and spatial projects
CPPSIS3015 Collect basic surveying data
RIISTD201D Read and interpret maps
CPPSIS3011 Produce basic maps
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
An Information Session will be held 22 January 2019 9:00pm - 6:00pm TAFE NSW NEC

Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

This course is delivered in accordance with the Training package requirements for CPP training Package.

Due to the nature of the mixed delivery, and the need for workplace or simulated workplace training, it is advised that all students undertaking this course must have good computing skills and ideally gain experience in a suitable workplace. For this reason it is expected that learners attend a 1-week survey camp to learn the basic use of surveying equipment.
This course will commence in February 2019. Learners will be contacted by teaching staff and provided with an access link and key to the on-line learning management system (Moodle). It is MANDATORY to attend the block release camps.
Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study
Assess your eligibility
Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.
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Surveying or spatial information services assistants

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Course Location

National Environmental Centre
Ettamogah Road, Thurgoona
Phone 131 601

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