Surveying Technologies Theory (Level 3 Certificate)
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a qualification in Surveying Technologies Theory. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Surveying Technologies Theory course is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
Surveying and Estimating are skills which are much in demand in the construction industry. Construction is a vast, multi-national and multi billion industry, and because of this, the industry places much importance on developing new building projects and keeping construction costs under control. That's why there is a great demand for people with Surveying skills. A Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory course offers the opportunity to obtain these skills and enhance your career prospects. This qualification is nationally-recognised and candidates must demonstrate a high standard of skills and knowledge.
A Surveying Technologies Theory (Level 3) course provides students with a broad understanding of the principles and skills necessary in the profession. This course will provide you with valuable hands-on experience which could lead to gainful employment as a professional in the Construction industry. After obtaining this qualification you will be ideally placed to take up work as a trainee or undertake further study in this field. Students who have successfully completed a Surveying Technologies Theory course have commented on how well it prepared them.
You will focus on understanding the health and safety parameters as well as understanding the tendering and estimating processes. You will also cover surveying and the role of the building surveyor.
Your tutor will be available to answer any questions and the course has been especially designed with the student at heart so it is split into small bite sized sections to perfectly slot into your busy life.
What Could I Do After Taking This Course?
With relevant Experience and Qualification, you could go on to become a Technical Surveyor. Technical surveyors, or surveying technicians, carry out tasks in support of chartered surveyors. Duties can range from draughting building design plans and mapping land use, through to making valuations and managing auctions.
If you are well organised, can work methodically and are looking for a practical and varied job, this might be an ideal career for you.
Starting salaries can be between £18,000 and £22,000 a year. Experienced staff can earn up to £30,000 or more.*
*Figures are intended as a guideline only.
*Source: National Careers
Your Surveying Technologies Theory (Level 3 Certificate) Course:
A Surveying Technologies Theory course provides students with a broad understanding of the principles and skills necessary in the profession. The Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory is designed to teach you, in an easy-to-understand way, the responsibilities and skills required as a building or quantity surveyor. You will become familiar with equipment used in quantity surveying as well as the terminology and mathematics involved.
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- Entry Requirements
- Home Study Support
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- What's Included
- Possible Career Path
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Surveying Technologies Theory (Level 3 Certificate) course is: 180 Hours
The Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory course is divided into 3 comprehensive Units:
- Health, Safety and Welfare in the Construction Industry and responsibilities involved
- Measuring, Tendering and Estimating Processes in Construction and the built environment
- Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
This course includes a series of assessments that you complete as part of your course work and then forward to your tutor via email or post. The certificate is achieved by successfully completing the assessments in conjunction with any other information and exercises provided within the learning materials.
Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a nationally recognised certificate will be awarded by ABC Awards as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
Entry RequirementsNo Entry Requirements
This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Surveying Technologies Theory and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
Home Study Support
Once you decide to study for the Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory you will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
Home Study Resources
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
This Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.
Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that UK Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards' endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Possible Career Path
As a technical surveyor, your duties would vary according to your area of work, but could include: draughting plans, using computer-aided design (CAD) software, estimating and drawing up project costs, gathering and analysing data as the basis for plans and reports, assisting with environmental impact assessments, surveying buildings or mapping land use, using precision measuring instruments, valuing land, property and machinery for purchase, sale, taxation and insurance purposes, organising the sale of assets by auction, supervising construction operatives on site and scheduling workloads and monitoring the progress of projects. Some of your work would involve administrative duties, for instance writing reports for managers and clients, and helping to put together contracts, tenders and bids.
Find out more about the Job Role for Technical Surveyor .
Other possible career paths include: Estimator Construction and Contracts Manager
Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.
As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory home study course and earn your award:
- Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
- Completion Certificate
- Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
- Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
- NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
- One year educational support by e-mail.
You can also choose to pick from following while you are enrolling and avail the services at a highly discounted price for our students.
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Makes your assignment submission and study on the move an absolute breeze. Available at a reduced price of £69.99 (RRP £99) to all students who enrol on 2 or more courses and pay for their course in full at the time of enrolment. Download your study materials and turn commuting time into profitable study time.
12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :
Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.
LEARNING FOR LIFE:
We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:
1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.
2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk
3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.
Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.
Further InformationAward Level: Level 3 Certificate Awarding Body: ABC Awards (www.abcawards.co.uk) Format: Online
If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.
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From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.
This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.
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Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.
Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.
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About ABC Awards
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers They are committed to developing qualifications, which help learners and organisations, by cultivating the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life.They work with over 600 centers nationally and many tens of thousands of learners achieve an ABC Awards’ qualification each year.
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How is the course structured?
The Level 3 Certificate in Surveying Technologies Theory course is divided into 3 comprehensive Units:
Unit 1 - Health and Safety
- Understand the general and specific responsibilities both of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation.
- Be able to identify workplace hazards, persons who may be affected by such hazards, and the potential consequences of accidents.
- Know how to use risk assessments in appropriate formats.
- Be able to use workplace health and safety policies to recommend control measures, reduce risk and meet legal requirements.
- Understand own role in accident recording and reporting procedures.
Unit 2 - Measuring, Estimating and Tendering Processes in Construction and the Built Environment.
- Be able to record dimensions and descriptions of construction work in a methodical way and process these into final quantities for varying purposes, eg bills of quantities, variations, final account, interim payments, claims, etc.
- Understand the purpose of estimating and the common techniques used to price construction work.
- Be able to calculate all-in costs of materials, labour and plant, together with unit rates, for a variety of construction work.
- Be able to derive approximate quantities and costs to determine the approximate value of building projects at varying pre-contract development design stages and to understand the limitations on the accuracy that might be achieved.
- Understand the purpose of tendering, the common techniques used and the relevant documentation and explain the factors that can affect the level of tenders.
Unit 3 - Surveying in Construction and Civil Engineering
- Understand surveying terminology and be able to use the equipment and instruments typically used to perform linear surveys, record the measurements in a standard from and produce drawings.
- Be able to use the equipment and instruments typically used to perform levelling surveys, record the measurements in a standard form and produce drawings.
- Be able to use the equipment and instruments typically used to measure angles, record the measurements in a standard form and produce results from calculations.
- Be able to perform the setting out of small buildings.
The enrolment fee for the Surveying Technologies Theory home study course is £406.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £325 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £81.25 and then 4 equal payments of £81.25 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.
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