|Course Code:||W622 (National ID: CPP40109)|| |
|Careers:||Surveying Technician, Surveying Assistant|| |
Six months (1 semester) full time following completion of Cert III. July intake only.
|How:||Full time, Part time|| |
|Where:||eCENTRAL EAST PERTH CAMPUS140 ROYAL STREETEAST PERTH6004|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
By studying this Certificate IV you will develop skills in the operation of survey equipment and software, working through advanced computations, GIS GPS equipment use and data storage and creating survey plans using survey software.
You'll also gain an insight into safety in the workplace and learn how to implement safe working practices. This course may be studied by work based training or by off campus learning provided you are employed in an appropriate work place and can have your work certified by a supervising Surveyor.
A career in surveying is suited to those who would enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor work and physical and intellectual tasks. You would also be in an industry currently experiencing a skills shortage, so employment prospects are high and wages are reasonable.
Each course is delivered in a variety of flexible manners combining on the job training with in class learning from industry experienced lecturers using the latest industry instruments and software. You could find work in the resources & mining or engineering industry helping to build and sculpt huge construction or mining projects.
You will need to buy an industry standard calculator as part of your course requirements. Full details of the specific calculator required will be provided to students at the commencement of classes and should be purchased within the first 3 weeks of semester.
Download Central's brochure to discover how you could find yourself working as a mine surveyor, engineering surveyor, survey technician or surveyor's assistant after completing our surveying courses
Where this course can lead you
Spatial information and surveying is booming within the resources, construction and engineering industries and there are not enough skilled workers to meet the demand. Now is the perfect time to gain skills in spatial information and surveying and take advantage of what this lucrative sector has to offer.
Your Certificate IV in Surveying prepares you for roles such as:
Your Certificate IV in Surveying opens the door for further qualifications at Central such as the Diploma of Surveying, Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services and direct entry to one of WA's leading Universities with Central's Pathways to University program.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's spatial information services qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Use survey equipment
Prepare and organise of survey projects
Complete advanced surveying computations
Advanced use of surveying software to produce survey plans
Your Certificate IV in Surveying gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in surveying or for further study at Central.
Connected with industry
We ensure our industry partners are involved in the development of our courses and curriculum, so the skills you obtain are relevant in the workforce.
At Central, you will learn from lecturers who are survey professionals giving you valuable insight into the industry. The software and practices this industry uses are replicated within Central, ensuring that when you leave, you'll be working with familiar technology and processes.
Central's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. It also means you have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.
Your Certificate IV may be able to get you into one of WA’s universities. You may apply for recognition of prior learning at the university of your choice if you meet the basic entry requirements of the course of your interest (enquire at the university for information on RPL).
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $480. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $1086 (non conc) over the 6 months the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is 6,500 duration 6 months. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|Plan:||W622 - CU1206 - PSC|| |
|Description:||Complete 15 units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D0251||ICAU2006B||Operate computing packages|
|D1497||CPPSIS4002A||Store and retrieve spatial data|
|D1500||CPPSIS4005A||Collect basic GPS data|
|D1501||CPPSIS4006A||Read and interpret basic image data|
|D1504||CPPSIS4009A||Collect and set out basic surveying data|
|D1505||CPPSIS4010A||Operate surveying equipment|
|D1506||CPPSIS4011A||Perform surveying computations|
|D1690||CUVCRS03B||Produce computer-aided drawings|
Title: GROUP 02 - ELECTIVE UNITS
Description: Complete 7 elective units. Below is an example
|C1976||LGAPLEM404A||Prepare and present geographic information systems data|
|D0793||BSBITU402A||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|D1236||CPPDSM3009A||Maintain workplace safety in the property industry|
|D1502||CPPSIS4007A||Organise field services|
|D1503||CPPSIS4008A||Organise equipment and supplies|
|D1507||CPPSIS4012A||Plan and conduct survey expeditions|
|S4426||PRMCMN403A||Facilitate effective teamwork|
Information for international students
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent, state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Find out about applying to study at Central as an International student.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Visit our apply, enrol and pay guide
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here