Geospatial Survey Technician – Advanced Apprenticeship

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Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length 36 months

Collect data relating to geographic position on the earth’s surface for use in the creation of maps, satellite navigation systems (Satnavs), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), construction of infrastructure including roads, buildings, bridges, offshore construction such as wind turbines and oil rigs, the identification of local, suburban or international boundaries, military, mining and a wide range of other purposes.

You will:

  • Capture geospatial information
  • Take, record and document appropriate geospatial measurements to the required specification
  • Work with other professionals, clients, customers and others to obtain and provide geospatial information
  • Perform calculations and use geospatial data
  • Learn about safe working practices

Choose this course if… you have a careful, methodical and accurate approach to work, good IT skills, and are an innovative thinker. You will have an interested in how our modern world is engineered.

Progression and careers: Some Apprentices go into full-time employment within a survey office or progress onto the Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician or Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship at Exeter College.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English Language and Maths and in some cases ICT. However, we will work with you and provide additional support to help you achieve their requirements, either prior to your Apprenticeship via a pre-Apprenticeship or during the delivery of your programme.

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