Surveying Basics

Surveying Basics

Learning Outcome

Course Overview

Learn the fundamental skills and techniques needed to operate as a expert in the building industry with this Introduction to Surveying course. This course will explain the necessary abilities that need to be mastered for excelling in this profession and the equipment that will need to be used. For those looking to start or train as a surveyor, this provides the essential information necessary to take that first step in this lucrative and thriving sector.         

This comprehensive tutorial has been written with the aid of industry experts and compiles the crucial knowledge into easy-to-understand modules. You will be shown how to make accurate field notes, use common measuring instruments, avoid mathematical errors, practise industry-standard evaluation techniques, calculate areas, and much more. This is the perfect opportunity to confirm your aptitudes and abilities in this valued role and ensure that you are capable of gaining the lessons to succeed as a expert.

Course Design

Your Path to Success

By studying the contents of this Introduction to Surveying course, you will gain a new understanding of the principles for surveying methods and how to use them in working conditions. This is invaluable for anyone training or wishing to become a entrusted surveyor or wanting a refresher in the essential elements.

Is This Course Right for You?

This course provides a useful introduction to surveying principles and the standard techniques that are expertly used. It is an excellent way to gain the essential knowledge needed to begin as a surveyor in an associated business sector. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported, and it can take just 20 to 30 hours to gain acknowledgement, with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education as proof of your continued expert development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed, and CPD endorsed certificates. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Basics of Surveying
Basics of Surveying 00:40:00
Module 02: Tools and Techniques of Surveying
Tools and Techniques of Surveying 00:41:00
Module 03: Surveying Instrumentation
Surveying Instrumentation 00:28:00
Module 04: Area Measurement
Area Measurement 00:43:00
Module 05: Measurement Volumes
Measurement of Volumes 00:35:00
Module 06: Levelling
Levelling 00:41:00
Module 07: Contouring
Contouring 00:32:00
Module 08: Distance Measurement
Distance Measurement 00:40:00
Module 09: Angles and Directions
Angles and Directions 00:30:00
Module 10: Error and Uncertainty
Error and Uncertainty 00:37:00
Module 11: Survey Report
Survey Report 00:27:00
Assignment – Surveying Basics 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

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