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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_CPLSU_7
  • Field of StudyCivil & Structural Engineering
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date 31st January 2020
  • Start DateSeptember
  • Level7
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
  • Fees

    €600

This is a short CPD course for those who have certified competence in Land surveying, linear surveying and levelling. It is particularly suited to construction personnel who are involved with the organisation of surveying and setting out on construction sites. Please note that a delivery of this programme occurs when sufficient demand exists. Applications are held on file and contact is made with interested applicants when the minimum number of students required to deliver the course has been attained.

 


Course Fee: €600

Duration & Delivery

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 Digital Land Surveying & GPS short course which occurs in spring each year).


Information updates may be obtained by contacting the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering.


Having completed this module an individual would expect to be able to:

  • Organise resources, record and process survey data using specialised equipment (e.g. Total Station, GPS, Digital Level)
  • Use computer applications to process and manipulate survey data
  • Use specialised equipment (e.g. Total Station, GPS, Digital Level) to set out construction works
  • Process and present in an appropriate format the outcomes of survey or setting out exercises
  • Work as the leader in a team carrying out surveying exercises
Content

Detailed module information

Electromagnetic Distance Measurement
Construction and use of equipment. Sources of error and accuracy. Checking adjustment. Field procedures.


Total Stations
Data capture. Setup data. Feature codes, strings and digital ground modelling. Coordinate systems. Software and hardware requirements.


Setting out
Accuracy specification. Stages in setting out. Generation of setting out data. Methods of marking and referencing.


Data Processing
Data formats. Software systems. Digital Terrain Modelling. Data presentation, plans, sections and models. Calculation of volumes.


Global Positioning Systems
Introduction to practical Applications of Global Positioning Systems. Principles of operation. Space, control and user segments. Differential GPS.

 

Award

Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

  • Applications are now open for course commencing 6th March 2020
  • Delivery of this programme is subject to sufficient number of applicants. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €600 online if a place on a course is offered. You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay the course fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

€600

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl

For more information on fees, please visit www.cit.ie/fees/students/parttime

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