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Learning Units (Hours)
Helen Chen, Ph.D., PE
Land Surveying 101 is a comprehensive course designed to provide a solid foundation in the principles and practices of land surveying. The course encompasses the measurement of horizontal distances (taping), the measurement of vertical distances (leveling), slope staking, grade checking for embankment and pipe, area and volume calculations, and modern survey techniques. In addition, it discusses potential errors that can occur in surveying measurements and how to avoid them. Upon completion of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the basic principles and techniques of land surveying, enabling you to effectively participate in project planning, execution, and management. Land Surveying 101 is an essential course for professionals seeking to enhance their skills and excel in the fields of civil engineering and land surveying.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end to enhance the understanding of the course materials by the attendee.
* If you are a registered professional land surveyor in Florida, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas or Vermont, you need to take the approved courses for that specific state under the course category "Surveying & Mapping".
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.