Spatial Information Services and Surveying – RMIT Facility
Some classes are also delivered online. Students can attend these classes from home.
RMIT University has a large workforce of specialised professionals helping deliver the four surveying and spatial programs.
- Thierry Demathieu, Coordinator Spatial Programs & Teacher
- William Ntuwah, Teacher
- Trent Rhodes, GIS teacher
- Stephen Falzon, Teacher
RMIT University has a comprehensive range of software installed in Computer Laboratories. Selected software applications are available for students to install at home. Currently, we have student copies of:
- LISCAD Surveying and Engineering Software
- ArcGIS ESRI Australia
- Terramodel Geocomp Systems Pty Ltd
- Autodesk Autocad
Most software applications are purchased under a maintenance agreement ensuring students have access to the very latest in software technology.
Selected applications are listed below:
- MapInfo Professional v10
- MapInfo Professional Vertical Mapper v3.5
- ArcInfo ArcGIS 10
- LISCAD v9.x
- CivilCAD v6.7x
- Autocad 2012
- Autodesk Civil 3D 2012
- Trimble Geomatics Office
- Geo Office (incl. Tools)
- Microsoft Office Professional 2010
RMIT University has a comprehensive range of survey equipment in the Yarra Bend field station.
Selected equipments are listed below:
- Twelve laboratories equipped with IMAC computers fitted with projectors and printers.
- A3 and A4 laser printers
- Trimble R8 RTK system
- Leica 700 RTK system
- Trimble GeoExplorer 3
- Leica NA2
- Leica DNA10
- 3rd order levels
- Topcon GTS3
- Sokkia SET 3B
- Leica 700
- Leica 1203
- Trimble 5700
- Trimble VX
- 4 GPS Geoexplorer 3
- 10 GPS Trimble Juno
- All associated equipment including prisms, chains etc have been excluded from this list.
RMIT Link with the industry
RMIT University has a strong partnership with the industry. Industry Advisory Committee run twice a year and give RMIT the opportunity to show new learning materials and assessment tasks and gain validation for them.
RMIT regularly visits student workplaces and help gain feedback on training needs.
RMIT facilitates the placement of students in employment through registering students for placement on the trysurveying website and inviting industry partners to give guest speaking presentations.
RMIT is a partner in the national Registered Training Organisation that is currently working on improving the training packages in Vocational Education and Training across Australia
RMIT hosts industry seminar for the Surveying and Spatial Science Institute and the Surveying Taskforce.
RMIT hosts committee meetings of the Land Surveying Commission of the Surveying and Spatial Science Institute.