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Building Surveyor

Building Surveyors, check that building plans meet legal, safety and some environmental requirements and that builders build according to approved drawings. Building Surveyors are largely now privately employed rather than working for councils. Building Surveying is an area under going quite a lot of regulatory professional and training changes and potential students should take care to make sure any qualifications will meet their career goals.

Training available in Tasmania

  • Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying, or the Building Surveying Skill Set, by distance, see for example TasTAFE.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.