Land Surveyors

(NOC 2154)
+18.84%
 

Requirement

To be a land surveyor, you need a degree in geomatics or survey engineering or a community college program in survey science or geomatics technology with additional credits. You must also pass the official land surveyor examinations. You need to article for one- to three-years and pass professional land survey examinations for a federal or provincial licence. To practise in British Columbia and Quebec, you must be a member of the provincial professional land surveyor association.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Team project work
Proposal writing
Making presentations
Financial management
Leadership

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Math
Computer-related courses
Drafting
English
Blueprint Reading

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Advanced Applied Digital Geography and GIS Certificate; Advanced
Applied Digital Geography and GIS Certificate; Online
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Geomatics Bachelor; Honours
Geomatics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Geographic Information Science (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
Geographic Information Science (BA) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022