How Do I Become an Office or Field Technician?

CST Website*
*Click on the link above for the NSPS website on Certified Survey Technicians.

There is also a tremendous need for field and office technicians in the Surveying and Mapping industry as well as licensed professionals. There are wonderful opportunities for Survey Field Technicians, including job advancement and competitive pay.

If you are adventurous and enjoy the outdoors or like computers and have an interest in computer drafting, these are great career paths for you!

Florida Training Services, Inc. (FTS)

A new Surveying and Mapping Technicians Career Development Program has been created by FTS Inc. to provide surveying firms with a means to train existing and future workforce. This program was developed by Dwight Foster to provide survey firms with a means to train their existing and future workforce. This formal educational program will provide the technician with training that will lead to career advancement and documented credentials.

This is a Registered Apprenticeship Program which has tailored its curriculum to provide broad education of Surveying and Mapping but also to help prepare the individual for the Certified Survey Technician (CST) testing. Learn more by visiting

CST Programs in the State of Florida