Leading to Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying and CSCS Gold Engineer Surveyor card



COVID-19 Update

College remains open during the pandemic, we are offering robotic Total Station training, AutoCAD, GPS, Mathematics and management qualifications at weekends


Hands on college based practical training with experienced tutors at times and dates to suite you. We have classes at weekends and weekdays 


Training sessions run every Saturday and Sunday, as well as the first week of each month.


Key benefits of this course


  • Online and college based hands on training

  • Nationally and internationally recognised qualification which entitles you to apply for Gold CSCS Engineer surveyor card.

  • Discount on other courses

  • Post training support by telephone and email


We offer a 5% discount for groups of 2 or more learners joining as a group. 


For more information please contact Reza Nobakht on 07974 221155 or email



We offer setting out and site surveying training sessions every weekend, from beginner to enhanced level for absolute beginners to existing engineers. 

We also offer bespoke training to suite your individual needs.


Please see below course options,


Beginner to Advanced Level
8 Saturdays and 4 Sundays in one month plus 2 month of attendance at Saturday afternoon booster classes

£1662.50 plus VAT
Plus £360 certificate fee

Alternatively, 9 Consecutive days from 1st Saturday to the following Sunday of each month


Suitable for assistant engineers, trades, site managers, etc. Gives you good grounding in surveying and setting out


Every Saturday and Sunday for one month with two month free Saturday afternoon classes to improve your fluency using surveying equipment.

Topics include

  • Mathematics of surveying

  • Principles of surveying

  • Total stations 

  • GPS

  • Automatic, laser and digital levels

  • Robotic Total stations

  • Traversing

  • Establishing local control

  •  Reading and understanding drawings

  • Rebar drawings, bending schedules

  • As built surveys

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Beginner to Enhanced level
 £2495 plus VAT
Plus £360 certificate fee

Duration: 2 Months of weekend classes plus Saturday afternoon tutorial sessions

This course is aimed at absolute beginners and those changing career into construction engineering and surveying,


Following completion of the advanced level course and achievement of your diploma qualification your will be studying all topics to enhanced level to enable you to apply for engineer positions straight away without a need to work at junior level first. It will also give you more confidence, ability and expertise to work at higher pay.

Course includes;

  • Further practice with Robotic Total Stations,

  • Alternative Setting out techniques

  • More instrument programs

  • Free Saturday afternoon classes as long as you need

  • Basic AutoCAD training

  • Reading more complex drawings

  • First aid training and certificate

  • Building Information Modelling

£1495 plus VAT


Are you a graduate engineer but don't have much practical experience using surveying equipment?

Do you need help with;

  • GNSS

  • Traversing

  • Robotics Total stations

  • Two man Total stations

  • Construction drawings

We provide specific training for graduate engineers to get you to competent engineer level, leading to higher pay and better prospects


Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying for existing engineers
£829 plus VAT
Duration: 1 Day


Ideal for existing engineers with green or no CSCS cards.

You must be  competent in use of Total stations.


 One day training in the following topics

  • GNSS

  • Automatic and Digital levels

  • Traversing

  • Mathematics of surveying

One day of assessment for the following topics;

  • Mathematics of surveying

  • levelling

  • GNSS

  • Setting out, point, offset, arc

  • Traversing

  • Measuring rounds of angles

  • Plus Knowledge questions on principles of Surveying, levelling, traversing, setting out


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Our services to contractors

Assessment, selection, recruitment & training services for contractors and employers 

  • Selection and recruitment of new engineers, we can assess  competency of your short listed candidates.

  • Training and support  of new assistant & junior engineers

  • Enhanced training to senior engineers

  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Surveying certificate leading to gold CSCS Engineer Surveyor card

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma In Occupational Work Supervision.

  • NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision.

  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site management.

  • NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations

  • First aid at work 

  • Emergency first aid

  • Fundamentals of Building Information Modelling (does not include software training)

To make a booking or for more information please call Reza Nobakht on 07974 221155 or email us at

To book the beginner to advanced course please click here


Learners must successfully complete all assessment criteria and submit written answers to knowledge questions to achieve level 3 diploma in Engineering Surveying qualification which will enable you to apply for gold CSCS Engineer surveyor card.

VAT and assessment of learners is included in the fees

Certificate fees are charged at £360 extra



4 Saturday sessions in one month

9.00 to 6.00 pm




4 Sunday Sessions, or 4 consecutive weekday sessions 

10.00 am - 400 pm



4 Saturday and 4 Sunday all day sessions in one month or 9 consecutive days from the first Saturday to the second Sunday of each month. 

9.00 am to 6.00 pm

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8 Saturday and 8 Sundays over two months or two blocks of 9 consecutive days over two months. months. 


Finchley College
Lawford House

4 Albert Place
N3 1QB

For more information please call Reza on 07974 221155

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