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Diploma in Engineering Surveying for beginners and graduates 

 

Units of Study

 

Candidates must complete the 5 Mandatory units.

 

L/615/5308       Introduction to Surveying

R/615/5309      Understanding Levelling in Surveying

J/615/5310       Using a Total Station in Surveying

L/615/5311       Using Global Navigation Satellite Systems

R/615/5312      Setting out and other Construction related Survey Technologies

 

Fees: 2412.50 plus VAT (£2895) for 5 units, alternatively, £669 per unit including VAT and certificate fees

 

Our Beginners to Advanced Engineering Surveying course is the perfect choice for those looking to kickstart or advance their career in construction engineering. We know it could be difficult to embark on a new career but we will help you every step of the way to make it as easy as possible. We have trained over 1200 learners over the past 30 years and know how to train beginners.

 

The advanced course includes all units of the Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying. Learners can select to study from one single unit to all 5 units of the qualification. This is ideal for learners who wish to study the full qualification but pay by installment or simply to study one or two units.

 

Times and dates: 

 

Learners can choose to attend on weekends or blocks of two blocks of 7consecutive days, 3 months apart

 

Weekend lessons: The first two weekends of every month for 3 months, we cover 2 units per month.

Weekend learners can attend one extra day per month if necessary to complete their course.

 

Qualification will be issued upon successful completion of all assessment criteria.

 

During your studies with us, we would like you to search for jobs, we will help you as much as we can by;

 

  • Help to apply for a red CSCS trainee card
  • Support with preparations for the CITB touchscreen health and safety tests
  • Improve your CV
  • Upload your CV to the CV library job site
  • Inform you of any job vacancies
  • Provide you with detailed training for each unit of the qualification
  • Plenty of practice using real-life site drawings
  • Provide low-cost post-training practice sessions to maintain fluency using surveying equipment
  • Provide instrument hire to take home to practice from one to 4 weeks.

 

We can not guarantee jobs during or after the training but will support you throughout your studies.

 

 

Sign up now and start your journey toward success in engineering surveying by selecting one or more of the units of the qualification. 

 

 

Locations and duration: 

 

London: We offer two units of the qualification on the first two weekends of each month. Your timetable of study will be issued to you depending on the units you have selected. Your course duration will be at least 14 days of training, equivalent to 120 hours.

 

We also deliver this course as two blocks of 7 consecutive days once every three months.

 

Manchester: We offer this course every month in Manchester for one weekend as well as up to 7 days every 3 months subject to demand.

 

Manchester timetable:

July-27-28 

Aug-24-25

Sept- 28-29

 

 

 

Benefits

 

  • Student discount card to use at thousands of shops and online
  • Low-cost post-training support for half-day per month of Total Station practice
  • Free telephone and email post-training support

 

 

 

What you will be learning

 

  • Mathematics of surveying
  • Site safety and dynamic risk assessment methods
  • Understanding hazards and control measures
  • Measuring angles, distances, and heights
  • Ordnance survey datums and benchmarks (OSBM and ODN)
  • GNSS for surveying and setting out.
  • Total stations, including robotics.
  • Setting out methods
  • Reading and understanding construction drawings
  • As-built surveys
  • Upload and download data to and from USB and Total stations.
  • Understanding data types
  • Creating control systems where none exists
  • Converting local and global coordinate systems including rotation of grids
  • Various leveling methods by Total stations, GNSS, automatic, laser, and digital levels
  • Two peg tests for checking levelling instrument calibration
  • Rise and fall, as well as the height of collimation method of levelling
  • Levelling traverse
  • Traversing for creating local control systems and local site surveys
  • Bowditch method of levelling

 

Unit selection strategy

Beginners: We advise you to select all 5 units

Graduates: We advise you to select at least 2 units of levelling and setting out, we also offer you a free short one-day course in the other units. The total fee for graduates is £945 plus for two units VAT without certificates or £1095 with two unit certificates

 

For more information please call Reza Nobakht on 020 8143 8970 or email us at

finchleycollege@yahoo.com

 

Beginners to advanced course-fees per unit

£669.00Price
  • This course is aimed at beginners,  junior and senior engineers or surveyors who need comprehensive training in the use of Total stations, GNSS, RC, and Steel frame construction methods and reading drawings with an introduction to robotic Total stations.

  • Learners can select to attend the morning or the afternoon sessions

     

    Morning timetable

    06 July 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    07 July 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    13 July 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    14 July 2024

    Unit 5309-Principles of levelling

    20 July 2024

    Unit 5309-Principles of levelling

     

     

    03 Aug 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations

    04 Aug 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations-traversing

    10 Aug 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations-traversing

    11 Aug 2024

    Unit 5311-GNSS

    07 Aug 2024

    Unit 5311-GNSS

     

     

    07 Sept 2024

    Unit 5312-setting out

    08 Sept 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    14 Sept 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    15 Sept 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    21 Sept 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

     

    Afternoon timetable

    06 July 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations

    07 July 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations-traversing

    13 July 2024

    Unit 5310- Total Stations-traversing

    14 July 2024

    Unit 5311-GNSS

    20 July 2024

    Unit 5311-GNSS

     

     

    03 Aug 2024

    Unit 5312-setting out

    04 Aug 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    10 Aug 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    11 Aug 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

    07 Aug 2024

    Unit 5312-Setting out

     

     

    07 Sept 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    08 Sept 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    14 Sept 2024

    Unit 5308-Principles of surveying

    15 Sept 2024

    Unit 5309-Principles of levelling

    21 Sept 2024

    Unit 5309-Principles of levelling

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