Land Surveyors

(NOC 2154)

What do Land Surveyors do?

Land surveyors direct and conduct legal surveys to establish property boundaries, and prepare/maintain associated documents.

How to become: Land Surveyors

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.

Where to study for a career as: Land Surveyors

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

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

Related Program(s):
Geomatics (BA) Bachelor; Honours
Geomatics (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Geospatial Technologies (Cert) Certificate
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University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Bachelor; University Transfer
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Geomatics Engineering Technology Diploma
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Modified on December 15, 2023

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