Wake Tech's Fall graduation ceremonies are set for 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday on Scott Northern Wake Campus. Family and friends unable to attend in person can watch the ceremonies live online.
The Geomatics Technology curriculum provides training for technicians in the many areas of surveying. Surveyors are involved in land surveying, route surveying, construction surveying, photogrammetry, mapping, global positioning systems, geographical information systems, and other areas of property description and measurements.
Course work includes the communication and computational skills required for boundary, construction, route, and control surveying, photogrammetry, topography, drainage, surveying law, and subdivision design, with emphasis upon applications of electronic data collection and related software including CAD.
Graduates should qualify for jobs as survey party chief, instrument person, surveying technician, highway surveyor, mapper, GPS technician, and CAD operator. Graduates will be prepared to pursue the requirements necessary to become a Registered Land Surveyor in North Carolina.
This certificate emphasizes essential field skills required for instrument operation, data collection, construction staking, and boundary surveying.
Information on pursuing the Geomatics Technology: Geomatics Tech I. This certificate emphasizes fundamental computation and mapping skills.
Students will learn how to use online GIS applications to create GIS databases and perform detailed mapping analysis of spatial datasets. They will learn the theory, implementation and operations of GNSS.