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Land Surveying and Cost Estimation

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Land Surveying and Cost Estimation course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can achieve a professional certificate for free to showcase your achievement in professional life. This Land Surveying and Cost Estimation course is a comprehensive, instructor-guided course, designed to provide a detailed understanding of the nature of the related sector and your key roles within it.

To become successful in your profession, you must have a specific set of skills to succeed in today’s competitive world. In this in-depth training course, you will develop the most in-demand skills to kickstart your career, as well as upgrade your existing knowledge & skills.

The training materials of this course are available online for you to learn at your own pace and fast-track your career with ease.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified professionals in the field
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

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Who should take the course

Anyone with a knack for learning new skills can take this Land Surveying and Cost Estimation course. While this comprehensive training is popular for preparing people for job opportunities in the relevant fields, it also helps to advance your career for promotions.


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

  • What is Land Surveying?
    • Land Surveyor Vs. Building Surveyor vs. Quantity Surveyor 
  • Responsibilities and Duties of a Land Surveyor
  • Land Surveyor Required Skills and Qualifications
    • Qualifications Required
  • Career Progression and What to Expect
    • What to expect
    • Salary
  • Surveying Defined
  • Classes of Surveys
  • Modern Surveying
  • Distance Measurement
  • Accuracy Ratio
  • Error and Mistakes
  • Stationing
  • Levelling Rods
    • Tips for Rod Work
  • Steel Tapes
    • Taping Accessories 
  • Global Positioning System
  • Total Station
  • Theodolites
  • Setting Up Total Stations and Theodolites
  • Levelling
    • Differential Levelling
    • Definitions for Differential Levelling
    • Techniques of Levelling
    • Benchmark Levelling
    • Mistakes in Levelling
  • Distance Determination
    • Distance Measurement Techniques
    • Taping
    • Taping Techniques
  • Topological Surveys
    • Feature Locations by Right-Angle Offsets
    • Feature Locations by Polar (Radial) Measurement
    • Control Surveys
  • Mapping
    • Maps and Plans
    • Scales and Precision
  • Boundary Recovery
    • Rules of Evidence
    • Sources of Evidence
    • Office Procedure
  • The Boundary Survey
    • Selecting Suitable Survey and Output Scales for the Boundary Survey 
    • Points to keep in mind
  • What Is an Estimate? 
  • The Main Types of Construction Cost Estimates
    • Detailed Estimate 
    • Assembly Estimating 
    • Square-Foot Estimates 
    • Parametric Estimates 
    • Model Estimates 
    • Project Comparison Estimates 
  • Conceptual Estimates 
  • Preliminary Estimates and Cost Planning 
  • Preparing Construction Estimates 
  • Project Delivery Systems and Estimating 
  • Estimates for Different Types of Contracts
  • Estimating Methods 
  • Single-rate approximate estimating 
    • Unit of accommodation method 
    • Floor area method
    • Building volume method 
  • Multiple-rate approximate estimating 
    • Elemental cost plans 
  • Analytical estimating 
  • Operational estimating 
  • Summary 
  • What Does an Estimator do? 
  • Responsibilities of an Estimator 
  • Skills You Will Need 
  • Career Prospects 
  • Summary
  • The Elements of a Construction Cost Estimate
  • Fundamental Factors of Construction Cost
  • Summary
  • What is project cost estimation? 
  • Cost Estimate of a Construction Project 
  • Estimation during the Project Report Stage and for Project Approval Execution Strategy 
  • Estimating for Planning Bill of Quantities 
  • Estimating for Planning and Scheduling
  • Estimation for Variations
  • What Makes a Good Cost Estimate? 
  • Summary
  • Cost Types 
    • Additional Costs
  • Detailed Cost
  • Tendering Cost Estimate 
  • Cost Estimate to Project Control 
  • Economic Analysis of Project Cost
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Organisation Breakdown Structure
    • Work Packages
    • Cost Control
  • Cash flow Calculation
    • Cash Flow During the Project
    • Impact on Increasing Cost
    • Impact of Operation Efficiency
  • Individual Responsibilities
    • Personal Protective Equipment 
  • Construction Surveying Operations 
  • Surveying Near Traffic 
    • Surveying with Traffic Controls
    • Surveying Without Traffic Controls 
  • First Aid 
  • Environmental Hazards 
    • Animal Hazards Precautions Concerning Snakes
    • Plant Hazards 

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