Making the leap from the high school classroom to the tertiary learning environment can be daunting. For one thing, there many differences between these two worlds. Additionally, at a tertiary level you are choosing just one or two specialist areas to focus your study efforts on. Until you’re attending your first week of university of…
Surveyors can take on many different tasks and roles during their careers, depending on their qualifications and level of experience.
Surveying students at TAFE and university are able to get a taste of what surveying is really like by starting out as a survey assistant during their study. TAFE students can then move into a surveying technician or draftsperson role once they are qualified. Meanwhile, those in university complete their degree as a graduate surveyor, with some choosing to specialise in other related fields like geospatial information systems.
Graduate surveyors can further their career opportunities and remuneration by undertaking a professional training agreement to become a licensed surveyor.