Modern geodetic technologies in surveys and construction

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge in the field of engineering and geodetic survey technologies, as well as practical skills in using modern and traditional means of collecting and processing geodetic information in accordance with the current regulatory documents


Certificate of Professional Development

40 hours

of practical and theoretical studies

Upon request

Cost of the course

5 days

Course duration

Course description:

Upon completion of this advanced training course, students will gain knowledge of regulatory and technical documents for the implementation of engineering and geodetic surveys, coordinate systems and geodetic foundations for engineering surveys.

The course examines in detail the hardware for geodetic support of engineering surveys, technologies for performing engineering and geodetic surveys, technologies for geodetic support of construction work, processing and registration of the results of engineering and geodetic surveys.

Practical part:

  • Executive survey with instruments of the Trimble company
  • Use of GLONASS/GPS-equipment

Category of trainees:

Specialists and heads of cadastral, land and mine surveying companies

Training Language:

English or Russian

No. Name of sections and topics Total Hours Including
Lectures Practical studies
1. Regulatory legal and regulatory-technical documents for the implementation of engineering and geodetic surveys 4 4 0
2. Coordinate systems and geodetic base for engineering surveys 4 4 0
1.2 Modern concept of geodetic support of the Russian Federation; 2 2 0
1.3 Coordinate systems in geodesy and construction. 2 2 0
3. Hardware for geodetic support of engineering surveys 8 2 6
  Specifications and application of GLONASS/GPS equipment 2 2 0
  Electronic total stations 2 0 2
  Other geodetic instruments 2 0 2
  Checking and adjustment of geodetic instruments. 2 0 2
4. Technologies for performing engineering and geodetic surveys 8 2 6
  Construction of geodetic networks; 2 2 0
  Surveying by global navigation satellite systems; 2 0 2
  Surveying with classical geodetic instruments and electronic tacheometers; 2 0 2
  Methods for searching and surveying underground utilities. 2 0 2
5. Technologies of construction works’ geodetic support 8 2 6
  Special geodetic networks construction 2 2 0
  Location survey execution 2 0 2
  Pre-construction survey execution and design 2 0 2
  Ways of trace fixing 2 0 2
6. Processing and registration of engineering and geodetic survey results 6 2 4
  Software products for geodetic measurements processing 2 0 2
  Topographic survey requirements 2 2 0
  Software products for topographic surveys design 2 0 2
  Final assessment 2    
Total: 40    

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Training is conducted at the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies at the following address: Kremlyovskaya str., 4/5, Kazan, Russia.

We can provide accommodation assistance for non-resident students in order to book KFU campus / hotel rooms.
In addition to the program, there are coffee breaks and excursions in the Museum of History of Kazan University, the Geological Museum named after A.A. Stukenberg and the Kazan Kremlin.

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