This certificate focuses on learning how to conduct surveys and produce the corresponding CAD drawings utilizing the Civil 3D application. Training is done using industry-standard equipment and technologies. This certificate will offer students an opportunity to develop basic training necessary to seek entry-level employment in the public or private Surveying and Geomatics industry. Students must complete the courses in this certificate at Evergreen Valley College to receive this certificate.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Create topographical CAD models of as-built civil surveying projects.

  • Conduct land surveys using technology.

  • Compile field notes for a complete project and create an appropriate report.

Required Courses

Course Title Units
SG 146 CADD for Civil Engineering, Surveying and Land Development 3
ENGR 060 Surveying 3
or ENGR 061 Plane Surveying
Total Units 6

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