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Geospatial Mapping and Science Degree

Analysing geographic data for things like maps, satellite navigation systems (satnav) and global positioning systems (GPS)

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
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Entry requirements

Set by employer. Typically candidates will have relevant level 3 (equivalent to A level) qualifications

What apprentices will learn
  • how to use geospatial data effectively
  • understanding mapping information
  • taking accurate geospatial measurements
  • legal requirements for doing survey work
  • using the latest geographic information systems. Specialist subject areas include:
  • geospatial engineering for major construction projects
  • surveying large areas of water such as rivers, lakes and seas
  • identifying underground public utilities
  • mapping land boundaries
  • successful apprentices will achieve a geospatial science degree relevant to their role
  • apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

End-Point Assessment
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More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.