Producing a site survey and DTM suitable for setting out - 16 & 17 November

Producing a site survey and DTM suitable for setting out - 16 & 17 November

This course will cover the procedures and techniques required undertake a site survey and produce a Digital Terrain Model (DTM) that is suitable for setting out and earthworks. The survey observations will be processed and edited using standard surveying software (Liscad).

NB: It is desirable to have completed the course: Establishing control networks for surveying & setting out which covered the basic concepts and computations that will be used in this course.

A certificate of attendance is issued by Coleg y Cymoedd.

Venues, Dates and Start times

  • Coleg y Cymoedd
    Ystrad Mynach Campus
    Twyn Rd
    Ystrad Mynach
    CF82 7XR
  • 16 & 17 November
  • 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Who should attend
This course is suitable for those who need to be able to undertake site surveys and use DTMs

Course Content

On successful completion of the course you will have an appreciation of:

  • the limitations of DTMs for setting out and earthworks;
  • the field work procedures needed to produce reliable site surveys and DTMs;
  • the ability to edit and verify survey data.


Course duration
Two days

Number of participants minimum and maximum
Min: 6 / Max: 9

Coleg y Cymoedd

This course is free for eligible individuals and companies working in construction and its supply network.

CITB registered companies may be eligible for grant aid

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For more information please:
Tel: 0300 323 0013

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