Advanced Diploma of Surveying - CPP60116

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00122A

This qualification is part of the Property Services Training Package. It reflects the role of people who carry out highly specialised surveying functions in areas such as mining and engineering construction. Duties involve carrying out precise measurements and control surveys relating to engineering structures and mine sites using highly specialised surveying equipment.


  • 9 units: 4 core
  • 5 elective


  • Conduct precision surveys
  • Apply quality control measures to spatial products and services
  • Conduct mining geology operations
  • Develop and manage a budget
  • Manage risk
  • Apply land and planning law to surveying
  • Set out stormwater systems
  • Design basic mines
  • Compile mine survey plans
  • Develop subdivision survey designs for local government approval
  • Produce mine drawings
  • Conduct underground mine surveys
  • Conduct open pit mine surveys
  • Conduct advanced GNSS control surveys
  • Conduct advanced remote sensing analysis
  • Conduct complex engineering set-out surveys
  • Monitor engineering structures

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $15,750
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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