Diploma in Land Surveying - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

Nairobi
4 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This four year Diploma in Land Surveying provides students the in-depth knowledge of engineering, architecture, and geography skills they need to be able to establish boundaries of land, water, and airspace in order to determine ownership, development, and use. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, students will learn how to use new and developing technologies such as GPS, satellite imagery, laser scanning, and fast computing to contribute effectively to the field and gain employment in various fields including emergency services, transport planning, telecommunications and successful global organisations such as the United Nations. 

Land surveyors are in great demand in various sectors including oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, and civil engineering but whatever field you enter, you can be sure that this will be a promising and lucrative life-long career. Not only will you have countless of opportunities for growth, this job also comes with a high-paying salary, the chance to work with cutting-edge technology, and the option of working outdoors instead of in an office all day. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this diploma will provide you with the skills and expertise needed to enter the industry with confidence. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Use primary tools for surveying and making maps such as field equipment, mapping and GIS (geographic information systems) software. 
  • Understand and apply fundamental principles and techniques of levelling, traversing and co-ordinate calculations, and errors distribution.
  • To understand and apply the theoretical and practical concepts of Land Surveying.
  • Apply legal principles to the resolution of boundary problems.
  • Demonstrate good team work and communication skills. 

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Certification obtained

Diploma in Land Surveying

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will provide students with a competitive edge in careers such as: 

  • Mapping Technician 
  • Civil Engineer
  • Land Surveyor 
  • Urban Planner 

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require a minimum of: 

  • KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) 
  • Grade C in Mathematics, Physics, and English or a relevant Certificate 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Apply online at the application portal 
  • Upload academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

All fee payments can be  made to either: 

  • Co-operative Bank A/C No. 01129006234900
  • Equity Bank A/C No. 0540290597366.

Detailed course information

 This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya over a period of four years. Topics explored include: 

  • Communication for Surveyors 
  • Basic Surveying 
  • Mathematics/Statistics 
  • Control and Topographic Surveying
  • Introduction to GIS 
  • Computer Aided Design 
  • Boundary Law 
  • Introduction to GPS 
  • Legal Research and Writing 
  • Survey Software 

Where and When

30/09/2019

Technical University of Kenya


Technical University, Haile Selassie Avenue , Nairobi, Kenya

01/10/2019

Technical University of Kenya


Technical University, Haile Selassie Avenue , Nairobi, Kenya

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