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Diploma of Surveying

  • National Course Code: CPP50116
  • TAFE NSW code: CPP50116-01V02-19NEW-187

Location – Newcastle Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

07 Feb 2019

Hours Per Week



1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of skilled surveying technicians. These people hold advanced surveying skills, and perform duties involving the performance of precise measurements and setting out structures using specialised surveying equipment.

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 be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

A range of criteria apply for course fees and to access to government subsidised training.

Use the Calculate Your Fee button for your indicative course fee and to check if you qualify for government subsidised training, including an exemption.

Students can pay their fee upfront, pay off their student fees in instalments or take out a VET Student Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

When your enrolment is complete, and you have paid the applicable fees, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

There may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.

Students will need to purchase the following essential equipment which is retained on completion of study. Estimated costs are listed below:

PPE (steel cap boots, HI VIS vest, sunhat) - $150.00
USB drive - $30.00
Scientific calculator - $30.00

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
19NEW00890 Diploma of Surveying - VSL UOS 1 07 Feb 2019 17 May 2019 04 Mar 2019 $1,354.00
19NEW00893 Diploma of Surveying - VSL UOS 2 20 May 2019 30 Aug 2019 01 Jul 2019 $1,354.00
19NEW00896 Diploma of Surveying - VSL UOS 3 02 Sep 2019 13 Dec 2019 08 Oct 2019 $1,352.00
Number Title
CPPSIS5053 Perform advanced surveying computations
CPPSIS5044 Develop subdivision survey designs for local government approval
CPPSIS5057 Conduct precision surveys
CPPSIS5046 Set out stormwater systems
CPPSIS5031 Plan spatial data collection
CPPSIS5052 Integrate surveying datasets
CPPSIS5054 Perform geodetic surveying computations
CPPSIS5051 Apply land and planning law to surveying
CPPSIS5032 Capture new spatial data
CPPSIS5065 Design basic engineering structures
CPPSIS5060 Develop spreadsheets for spatial data
PSPLND002 Compile and check survey plans
CPPSIS5047 Conduct GNSS surveys
CPPSIS5058 Conduct geodetic surveys
CPPSIS5048 Conduct engineering surveys
CPCCSV5007A Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Time: 4.00pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building J, Second Floor, Room 31 (J.2.31)

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course.

You must have completed a Certificate IV in Surveying or equivalent prior to commencing this course. This course is delivered face to face. There is no distance or online delivery available. You must have completed a WHS General Construction Induction (White Card) course prior to starting.

A message for young people under 17 years of age-If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE to do so.
Classes are currently scheduled to run on Thursday and Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

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

Newcastle Campus
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

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