Presentation on theme: "What is Surveying? Surveying is the measurement and mapping of our surrounding environment using specialised technology and equipment."— Presentation transcript:
What is Surveying? Surveying is the measurement and mapping of our surrounding environment using specialised technology and equipment.
Specialisations Land (Cadastral) Engineering Mining Hydrographic Geodesy GIS
Is Surveying important? The work of Surveyors is all around you - it is required by law and underpins property ownership. From the foundations of our cities, to the buildings and the roads that shape them. Surveying sets the framework for all architecture, engineering and navigation. Used to create maps for GPS. Is integral to sustainable development.
We need more surveyors Demand for graduate surveyors at an all time high 95% graduates get a job within 4 months Average of $52,000 graduate starting salary
Study Options TAFE SAUniSAFlinders Uni Course NameCertificate, Diploma & Advanced Diploma Undergraduate (3 years) + Masters (1.5 years) Undergraduate (3 years) - PrerequisiteSatisfactory completion of SACE Stage 2 (or equivalent). Qualifies for the SACE or Recorded achievement is five SACE subjects taken at Stage 2 level or Included at least four Stage 2 subjects which are approved Higher Education Selection Subjects (HESS) ATAR score
Career Resources Work experience with local Surveyors – we help coordinate this for students Promotional materials - brochures, DVD, work experience posters Website – pathways and study information School presentations – minutes, similar format to this plus DVD Career expo participation – booth display & hands on equipment Student Surveying events – 2 hour event with Maths students Request at alifewithoutlimits.com.au
Student Surveying events Hands-on activities ~2 hours + preparation exercises Year 10 Maths No cost