Surveyor (Occupation Code : 216502)
DescriptionPlans, directs and conducts survey work to determine, delineate, plan and precisely position tracts of land, natural and constructed features, coastlines, marine floors and underground works, and manages related information systems.
Surveying, measuring and describing land surfaces, mines, underground surfaces, sea, river and lake beds.
Noting exact position of various features and recording survey data in digital form.
Planning and conducting aerial photographic surveys.
Designing, compiling and revising maps and charts using aerial and other photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents and data, existing maps and records, reports and statistics.
Undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems.
Maintaining technical liaison and consultancy with other relevant specialists.
Alternate Occupation Names
Topographer and Hydrographer
Cadastral Survey Advisor
Hydro Charting Advisor
Aerial Photographic Interpreter
Surveying and Mapping Specialist
Cadastral Records Advisor
Hydrographic Survey Advisor
Step 1 : Admission requirements
- NSC Bachelor Admission
Admission into a Degree requires the achievement of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with the minimum requirements for admission into a degree or a National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V). In addition, each education institution has its own unique entry requirements for each of its programmes. It is important to check the entry requirements for this programme with the institution of your choice before you apply.
Step 2 : General Qualification
Step 3 : Workplace experience
- Workplace experience
You have to undergo 300 working days of training in the workplace after completion of your degree.
Step 4 : Designation
- Designation: Professional Surveyor
A designation is a title that a professional person may use (write behind her/his name) to indicate that she/he is fully qualified in a certain professional field and is a member of a professional body. It also indicates that the person subscribes to the code of conduct of that professional body.