Introduction to Survey

For Managers and Non-Surveyor Representatives


This course is perfect for:

  • Individuals at managerial or supervisory level during subsea survey operations
  • Individuals looking to move into this area, possessing a basic understanding and wanting to supplement this knowledge

About this course:

Investigate all aspects of the subsea survey process and operation, including control requirements, before building your awareness and understanding of the role and responsibilities of managers and no-surveyor representatives during the process.

Currently being developed to be delivered Online. Please enquire for more information.

What experience/qualifications do I need to book a place?

There are no academic or technical pre-requisites for attendance on this course.

Course Structure

What will I learn?

  • Geodesy and Co-ordinate systems
  • Surface navigation systems
  • Subsurface positioning systems
  • Vessels
  • Survey tools
  • Echosounder & Multibeam Systems
  • Sidescan Sonar
  • Shallow Seismic Tools (Chirp & Sub-bottom profilers)
  • Magnetometers
  • 3-D real time sonar systems
  • Cable & Pipe Trackers
  • Gravity Corers and Vibro-corers
  • Cone Penetrometer Testing / Torvane / Mini-CPT rigs
  • Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV)
  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)
  • Survey Integration to Ship’s & ROV’s systems
  • Sea-trials & Calibrations
  • Tides & Tidal Streams
  • Data Processing
  • Survey Reporting (Provisional & Final)
  • Digital Data and GIS
  • Charting
  • Survey positioning for Construction Vessel Support
  • Subsea Surveys conducted by ROV