New Zealand Certificate in Surveying

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of the qualification is to provide the surveying profession with assistant surveyors, who have the skills and knowledge to work safely in the surveying profession, collect basic survey information and present it in a range of useable forms, and apply practical surveying skills to assist with land surveys.

This is an entry level qualification designed for people commencing their career in the surveying profession. People already employed as assistant surveyors may undertake this qualification to gain a credential.

Graduates will be able to work under supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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