There is no doubt that the history of surveying in this sunburnt country is a fascinating one. You may have already read one of our previous blog articles looking into Australian surveying history. Reading about it is one thing, however – seeing it is another! Retracing the footsteps of the surveyors that mapped Australia is…
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.