How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Spatial information services involve the collection, storage, manipulation, analysis and display of spatial data and information, which can be related to a location on earth. The information can be used for the purpose of planning and implementing the efficient administration and development of natural and built resources. Training in this area provides the necessary skills and knowledge for graduates to work as surveyors or geographic information system (GIS) technicians in areas where spatial data is used in the decision-making process including asset management, planning, land development, environmental management, marketing, mining, resource development, primary industry, and local government.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services
7 core units: Apply map presentation principles; Store and retrieve basic spatial data; Respond to client spatial enquiry; Collect basic spatial data; Perform basic spatial computations; Contribute to workplace safety arrangements; Read and interpret maps; plus 4 elective units.
Certificate IV in Surveying
8 core units: Store and retrieve spatial data; Collect basic GPS data; Read and interpret basic image data; Collect and set out basic surveying data; Operate surveying equipment; Perform surveying computations; Produce computer-aided drawings; Operate computing packages; plus elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for this funding please answer the following questions:
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession