# SVC001 - Surveying I

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Subject Title
Surveying I

Subject Description
This subject covers the basic theoretical principles of surveying.  Topics include the following: surveying accuracy, errors, distance theory, direction theory, angular measurements, theory of levelling, traverse computations, coordinate geometry, topographic surveys, control surveys, mapping, construction surveys, and health and safety protocols and requirements for surveying activities as they apply to civil and environmental contexts.

Credit Status
One subject credit in Civil Engineering Technician and Civil Engineering Technology programs.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe the fundamental terminology and principles associated with basic and geodetic surveying;
2. Apply coordinate geometry and directionality in basic and geodetic surveying;
3. Solve common basic plane and geodetic surveying problems with civil and environmental applications.
4. Apply principles of mathematics including algebra, geometry, trigonometry to correctly solve surveying related problems.
5. Use appropriate sketching techniques, symbols and tools to produce a field sketch.
6. Implement a site or project-specific health and safety plan for surveying activities.
7. Conduct self in safe manner and in accordance with the requirements of surveying activities.
8. Identify, describe and follow appropriate health and safety protocol applicable to surveying activities.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.