902 - Property Descriptions

  • Course Number: C902
  • Course Title: Property Descriptions
  • Course Level: Advanced
  • IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

This course covers topographic and property information on engineering plans, the interrelationship of plan, profile and cross-section views, the horizontal and vertical alignment of a centerline, aerial photogrammetry, place coordinates, utility line crossings of highways, contours, calculating earthwork and the interpretation of right of way plans.

Credentialing
  • Industry: An advanced course that is required for the Oil & Gas Pipeline and Electric & Utilities pathways in the RWP program. It can also be applied towards the Generalist and Transportation pathways in the SR/WA program. 
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-NAC program.
Topics
  • Requirements of a valid description
  • Use of the rectangular grid system
  • When and how to use the point and centerline method
  • Sources of uncertainties
  • Subdivision descriptions
  • Metes and bounds descriptions
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
  • Engineering tools (engineering scale, protractor and straight edge)
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