Who Should Enrol?

To excel in Geomatics Technology you should:
  • Be interested in the built environment
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Be committed to achieving excellence in your work
  • Thrive in a technically-driven industry
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Be comfortable using computer software and other technology
  • Enjoy working in both field and office environments
  • Have strong skills in math and problem solving
  • Be organized, highly motivated and have strong time-management skills
  • Be able to communicate well with others
  • Be able to communicate, write and record your work clearly and effectively
  • Be willing to spend significant time outside of class, through the school year, to successfully complete the program
  • Have previous experience in surveying or construction-related fields

The program is academically demanding and requires that you possess the academic background and proficiency to handle the large volume of math-related program content.

Note that while most courses are classroom based, there will be courses in both years that contain some outdoor work. Allowances can usually be made for physical limitations, but generally you are expected to be physically capable of performing the course requirements.
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