Uni Dual Offer Course
You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
No further application will be required.
You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
- View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list
- Applicants must complete the Certificate IV in Surveying before completing the Diploma of Surveying. Applicants with a Certificate IV in Surveying can complete the course in 12 months.
- Please note that fees listed apply to the Diploma qualification only. Check the Certificate IV course page for fees and University website for Bachelor fees. Certificate IV fees are not covered by VET Student Loans.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
New graduates will work as technicians under limited supervision in the collection, processing and presentation of data in the areas of mining, engineering, construction, hydrography, aerial mapping, geographic information systems and land surveying. Software, hardware and techniques learnt in this Diploma are transferable to careers in the spatial sciences industry both nationally and internationally.
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 IV in Surveying (CPP40216)
This course covers a broad range of surveying practices, and has a strong practical focus including field work and software exercises that complement survey computations taught in the classroom. 7 core units plus 8 electives.
Diploma of Surveying (CPP50116)
This course provides specialist skills and knowledge in all aspects of surveying. A strong practical focus gives you extensive skills in the use of a wide range of surveying and precision GPS equipment in a range of industry contexts. In the classroom, you will gain valuable skills in leading surveying and engineering software applications and lectures provide the background to survey theory and mathematics. 7 core units plus 9 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady 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