This course is an introduction to the principles of field surveying with an emphasis on the care and use of instruments, observing procedures and note keeping formats. The field labs will introduce survey methods for measuring horizontal angles, vertical angles and distances through the use of differential levels, theodolites and total stations. Workplace hazards and safe working procedures will be introduced. This course will also cover the fundamentals of astronomy for surveying applications.
2 years post secondary education in any of the following: geography, geology, math, physics or engineering.