This bundle includes everything you need to know in order to pass the FS Exam!
Are you ready to take the next step in becoming a Professional Land Surveyor? Spend over 20 hours with Dr. Tony Nettleman and learn about every major topic on the Fundamentals of Surveying exam with slides, videos, articles and practice questions! Buy the entire bundle and get a full-length practice exam for free.
Welcome to the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) online course! In the welcome section, Dr. Nettleman fully explains the Fundamentals of Surveying exam including the exam's length, categories of questions, what resources are best for studying, and some great tips & tricks.
Geodesy is a difficult subject on the FS because many students are not familiar with key terminology and geodetic practices. Why? This course covers important subject areas including Intro to Geodesy, Ellipsoids, CRD systems, Datums and Projections.
Many students have taken several math courses during college but few remember some of the basic calculations and formulas required to pass the FS. This series of lectures covers basic math concepts needed to succeed in the surveying field.
Learn the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Land Information Systems (LIS) that are tested on the FS exam including thehistory of GIS, GIS building blocks, types of GIS/LIS systems, and more
Many students have taken several math courses during college but few remember some of the more advanced calculations and formulas required to pass the FS exam. This series of lectures covers advanced math concepts needed to succeed in the surveying field.
Survey Computations can be difficult and confusing. To succeed on the FS, you need to be able to quickly understand the basic principles, characteristics and important formulas for curves and areas.
Boundary creation and boundary retracement are key areas of any surveying practice. We'll spend several hours on these topics and the principles behind them.
Remember how to adjust a level loop? How about closing the horizon and explaining the different parts of a total station? This course mixes theory, application, and computation concerning vertical measurements, horizontal measurements, and traverses.
You may be a good technician, but being a professional means being able to understand contracts, civil liability, project planning, operating the office safely, and more! Written specially to cover all the major FS Business categories.
Have you ever communicated with someone that couldn't spell, or their sentences made no sense? How about someone that can't convey basic information. Being a professional requires you to communicate with colleagues, clients and govt. officials. Learn more here.
Legal Principles of Land Surveying is one of the most heavily tested components of the FS. In this seminar, we will cover topics such as creating boundaries, deeds and descriptions, conveying land, and more! This is a comprehensive module so get ready.
Although most university programs only require one basic remote sensing class, the NCEES expects the students to know about remote sensing devices, photogrammetry, and project planning. Learn it here before exam day.
Every dataset tells a story. In order to understand that story, surveyors must be able to calculate and interpret measures of central tendency as well as measures of variance.
A surveyor's reputation is made and lost on every survey produced. Survey plats, drawings, and maps have basic elements that must be included as well as other optional features that set you apart from your competition. We'll cover them all right here.
Learn about all the surveys that make-up the deliverables of our profession including boundary, ALTA, control and more. Topics include required equipment, collection methods, standards, computations and adjustments.
Thanks for your interest in this course! This engaging and interactive learning experience includes videos, quizzes, discussions, polls and other powerful lessons that will help you better understand this topic.
Wow! A lot of content. It took me a couple of weeks to go thru all the lessons but after that time, I feel much more confident about the LSIT and I'm ready for my test next month.
Not being the best student over the past couple of years, I was feeling pretty nervous about my upcoming exam. I watched the videos (good quality) and took the quizzes a few times to help memorize some of the concepts. They worked well.
Dr. Tony Nettleman is a Land Surveying Engineer and Attorney that has been practicing for over 20 years. He holds a BS, MS and PhD in geomatics as well as a law degree. Tony has helped thousands of professional surveyors obtain and keep their licenses.