Offering Info

Certificate IV in Surveying

  • National Course Code: CPP40216
  • TAFE NSW code: CPP40216-01V01-19NEC-999

Location – National Environmental Centre

Study Type


Course Start Date

04 Feb 2019

Hours Per Week




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

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of surveying technicians who work under supervision to support a surveying team. They perform a range of duties using surveying tools and equipment, including total stations and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).

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. 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.

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

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

The Certificate IV Surveying is a mid-level qualification for the surveying industry. This qualification applies to those who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of surveying contexts. They may be responsible for wide-ranging operational surveying technical activity and a defined range of unpredictable problems. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Once they have completed this course they may wish to go on to further study including:
Diploma Surveying
TAFE NSW has a pathway into University of Southern Queensland (USQ)?s Surveying and Spatial Sciences degree.

The Certificate IV in Surveying provides you with career opportunities in an industry currently experiencing high demand for skilled personnel. A career in surveying can offer you a flexible lifestyle with career options in both rural and urban Australia, as well as globally.

This course is delivered in accordance with the Training package requirements for CPP07 training Package. All students will be required to attend the campus for residential blocks as part of the course.

Due to the nature of the blended delivery, all students must be working in industry and require good computing skills. A pre-enrolment assessment by a surveying teacher is mandatory.
Delivery of this course will commence in February 2019. It is MANDATORY to attend the two, one week block release camps.
Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

National Environmental Centre
Ettamogah Road, Thurgoona
Phone 131 601

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