Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS)
60-Hour Comprehensive Review Course with PS Exam Practice Sessions
About our PS Exam Prep Course
Our PS exam refresher course covers a majority of the topics on the PS exam and includes practice using the NCEES PS Reference Handbook.
Topics Covered in the Course
- Legal Principles
- Business Practices
- Professional Survey Practices
- Areas of Practice
- Standards and Specifications
PS Exam Prep Course Formats
Ready to pass the PS exam? We’ll help you prepare! Check out our learning format options below to choose which format is right for you:
- Live Online - If you are looking for a course that will hold you accountable with scheduled course sessions, our Live Online learning format is for you! Sign up for this format to attend live classes, attend live practice problem sessions, and receive live instructor support.
- Ondemand - Our Ondemand learning format provides immediate access once registration is complete, so you can begin studying right away! This flexible learning format provides monthly subscriptions, or choose from 4, 6, or 8 months of preparation time. Although this course isn’t live, you will receive recordings of course lectures and practice problem sessions. You will also be able to send questions to your instructors via your Study Hub.
Choose the learning format that fits your preparation needs by checking out our Compare Plans table. We also offer bundling options.
Why Become a Professional Surveyor?
Surveying engineering is rapidly growing in popularity. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the surveying field is projected to grow 11% between 2016 and 2026, which is much faster than other career fields. In 2016, there were 44,800 surveyor jobs. In 2026, there is projected to be 49,800 jobs available.
The median pay for surveying engineering is another factor to evaluate when looking at job security. In 2017, the median pay for surveyors was $61,140 per year.
About the PS Exam
Individual exam takers have 7 hours to answer the questions. There are 100 questions presented on the exam. The PS exam uses the U.S. Customary System (USCS) of units.
Interested in signing up for our PS exam prep course? We’ll help you pass. Sign up today; you won’t be disappointed!