- Course CodeCR_CDLSU_7
- Field of StudyCivil & Structural Engineering
- Type of CourseCertificate
- Type of QualificationSpecial Award
- Type of Study Part time
- Application Closing Date31st January 2020
- LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
This is a short CPD course for those who have certified competence in Practical Land Surveying. It is particularly suited to construction personnel who are involved with the organisation of surveying and setting out on construction sites.
Course Fee: €600
The course is typically offered over a number of days, including Saturdays. Exact dates and timetable arrangements are available on the programme webpage. Typically, the hours may be 6pm - 9pm Friday evenings and 9am – 4pm Saturdays for a total of four weekends. Information updates may be obtained by contacting the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering.
Applicants may also be interested in the Practical Land Surveying short course which occurs in the autumn each year).
Having completed this module, an individual would expect to be able to:
Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications)
The course is based on the Module Descriptor CIVL7005 Digital Land Surveying and GPS. The full Module Descriptor may be viewed here
Coordinate systems: Irish National Grid, Irish Transverse Mercator. Heights & Elevations, Geoid Models, Site Adjustments. OSI services.
Fundamentals of operation for surveying. Correction and sources of error. Radio regulations. Real time kinematic (RTK), Static and Faststatic operation. Field techniques, RTK and Setting Out.
Data capture. Setup data. Feature codes, strings and digital ground modelling. Software and hardware requirements. Data formats. Software systems. Data transfer, Real time and Post processing systems. Adjustments, data export and reports.
Principles of setting out. Coordinate positioning, total stations and GPS, Controlling verticality, Laser instruments, Machine Control, Quality assurance and accuracy.