1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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SURVEY HANDS perform routine tasks to assist surveyors or geologists.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • transporting, assembling, dismantling, maintaining, laying out and retrieving prospecting and surveying equipment
  • clearing brush and debris from lines of survey and marking trees or terrain to indicate survey lines
  • holding levelling staffs vertically at points indicated by surveyors to determine elevations and calling out or noting survey readings
  • measuring distances between survey points and marking measured points
  • cutting, making, flagging stakes and driving into ground to indicate grade settings, markers or boundaries
  • collecting and labelling samples


This section contains the following subsection :
              9914-11 Survey Hand

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