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Certificate IV in Surveying CPP40216


This qualification will provide you with the ability to use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of surveying contexts. You may be responsible for wide-ranging operational surveying technical activity and a defined range of unpredictable problems.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Surveying CPP40216
Program No: C4-BE50
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 1 Semester full time (1.5 days per week face to face classes) plus workshops, fieldwork and online participation OR part time equivalent.
Application Type: Public

Additional Information

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement and is available for study as an optional qualification in SA-BE24 Training Program in Construction Induction.

If students are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, they must be employed in the industry and they must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

Subject costs shown below include ACT Government Support which is only available to residents of the ACT and the local region. Click here if you would like more information about this program and you live outside the ACT and region.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.

You must have an ACT Year 12 Certificate (or equivalent) and have a Certificate III in Spatial Information Services (or equivalent qualification / relevant industry experience).

Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

If you don't have a USI that's ok, you can apply right now. It only takes two minutes, just go to

Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

Related Courses

Diploma Spatial Information Services CPP50216
Diploma Surveying CPP50116
Certificate IV Spatial Information Services CPP40316

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email