NSCC's Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is Canada's leading geomatics-focused training environment. We offer programs ranging in length from 18 weeks to 1 year.
If you have a high school diploma and are interested in starting a career in geographic information systems or surveying, check out our entry-level programs.
- Geographic Information Systems Technician
Obtain a solid grounding in the basics of geographic sciences and the geomatics tools and technology you need to build a successful career.
- Survey Technician
Develop skills in the surveying profession. Embark on a challenging, high-tech career that gets you outdoors and provides a wide range of opportunities in geomatics.
If you have a college diploma, certificate or university degree, and are interested in a map-making, planning or geomatics technology career, explore our diploma programs.
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Cartography and Geovisualization
Combine your interests in art, design, science and technology.
- Geomatics Engineering Technology
Enhance your surveying skills and experience by developing a broader understanding of the theoretical concepts used in geomatics.
If you have a college diploma, certificate or university degree in a geomatics related field (geography, geology, archaeology, forestry, resource management or another related topic), our advanced diploma programs take your training to the next level.
- Geographic Information Systems
A post-graduate program that develops your career-ready skills and opens opportunities in the geospatial sector.
- Geospatial Data Analytics
Earn the confidence to make timely, accurate and efficient business decisions based on managing, analyzing and interpreting geospatial data.
- Marine Geomatics
Gain a strong foundation in geomatics and the effective exploration, management and monitoring of marine and coastal environments.
- Remote Sensing
Learn how to interpret satellite images, process digital images and understand the theoretical basis for remote sensing and aerial imaging platforms.