W136698 - Construction assistant

Construction assistant
Surveying Task Force

To express interest in this position or for more information, please contact one of our SWL Coordinators: Alexandra Gee: 0459 206 993 | agee@gatewayllen.com.au Daisy Henry: 0451 275 210 | dhenry@gatewayllen.com.au

OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE ALL OVER VICTORIA - please enquire with Gateway even if your location is not listed on the School to Work Portal.

Gateway Local Learning Employment Network (LLEN) has partnered with Surveying Task Force to offer unique Structured Workplace Learning and Work Experience placements within the Surveying industry.

Our mission is to inspire and enable students to pursue a fulfilling career in surveying. We offer a unique Work Experience Program that provides students with a direct link to surveying organisations who are looking to support and mentor you.

Simply contact Gateway LLEN with your placement request to receive the application form for this opportunity. From there the Surveying Task Force will identify a local surveying firm eager to host you and find you a placement. Once we have your placement confirmed we will introduce you to the surveying firm via email where you can discuss the details of your placement and confirm a meeting time and location for your first day.

Skills You Might Learn

Students will gain many skills from this opportunity, such as:
- Customer service and communication
- Time management
- Learn what a Certificate of Title is
- Gain experience in GPS and Permanent Survey Marks
- Introduction to CAD program and how to draw a basic plan
- Setting up a total station and introduction to common survey equipment
- Learn how to complete a Title Boundary Survey
- Setting up survey targets
- Computations such as plotting a plan of Subdivision

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will have the opportunity to observe and assist our land surveyors in the field, gaining a comprehensive understanding of land surveying. They will learn how to use survey equipment and adhere to all safety requirements. The placement will also include practical experience in the office. Students can expect to assist surveyors on various projects, including feature and level surveys, re-establishing title, and small construction projects.

Student Requirements

Requirements for the placement will vary dependent upon the surveying firm.

Students are not required to be studying a related VET Certificate.

Please note that it is beneficial for students to acquire a White Card for placements, but not essential.

To express interest in this position or for more information, please contact one of our SWL Coordinators: Alexandra Gee: 0459 206 993 | agee@gatewayllen.com.au Daisy Henry: 0451 275 210 | dhenry@gatewayllen.com.a

Dress Requirements

Closed-toed shoes are essential. Additional uniform requirements will be discussed with employer.

Special Transport Requirements

Transport options will vary depending on location of surveying firm/site. The student or parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) is responsible for the student's transport to and from the workplace.


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Positions: 5 Positions
ID Number: W136698
Location: CRANBOURNE - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: ONE WEEK BLOCK is the common attendance mode, but other modes can sometimes be accommodated.
Added By: Gateway Local Learning & Employment Network


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