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Higher National Diploma in Mine Survey

Higher National Diploma in Mine Survey

Survey, an art of making accurate observations and measurement in the field in order to determine the accurate positions of points on the earth's surface. It is a specialised branch of the survey discipline, an interesting combination of underground and office work. This course is designed for qualified surveyors who wish to advance their qualification and aspire to occupy managerial  and other decision making positions. It also targets small miners with requisite entry requirements.

At Zimbabwe School of Mines, practical applications for Mine Survey are emphasised through field trips to the mines, guest speakers and attachment. The disciplines you may touch on include Geographic information systems and remote sensing, Analysis and adjustment of computations, Mine planning and design among many courses.

Course duration : 1 Yr
Target Group : Mine Survey Personel
Level :Higher Higher  National Diploma

What can you do with your Mine Survey Higher National Diploma?

Graduates of the Survey department have a skill set that is highly employable in survey-related careers, some of these skills include: interpretation of the geology of mineral deposits in relation to the economic exploitation thereof, maintaining accurate plans of the mine as a whole and will create and update maps of the surface layout which will include buildings and other structures, as well as surveying the underground mine workings to keep a record of the mine operations  among many others.The success of the department in attracting and training outstanding mine surveyors can be measured by the distinguished careers of our recent graduates as mine surveyors.
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