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Central Valley Chapter
California Land Surveyors Association

Promoting the professional practice of land surveying in the California Central Valley.
Serving the greater Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Area.

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Land Surveyor Review Class Showings

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The Education Committee of the Central Valley Chapter presented the DVD's from the 2012 CLSA Conference Land Surveyor Reveiw Class on Thursday nights during the months of November 2012 through March 2013. There are 19 DVDs typically running between 1.5 and 2 hours each.

  • When: Thursday Nights starting November 8th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Where: 1010 Tenth Street, Basement Training Room (B300), Modesto
  • Cost: $50 for CLSA Members (or $5 per class for drop-ins)
  • .........$75 for non-members (or $7 per class for drop ins)
  • Moderator: Keith Spencer, LS, CFedS

Syllabus

Schedule:

  1. November 8..........Ray Mathe, BPELSG, "What you need to know about the April Exams”
    and Intoduction to Programming your calculator (HP33s or HP35s)
  2. November 15.........Test Plan and Strategies (2 hours), Speaker: Debbie Naves, PLS
  • November 22.........Thanksgiving (No Class)
  1. November 29.........Construction (1.5 hours), Speaker: Kevin Akin, PLS
  2. December 6..........Photogrammetry (1.5 hours), Speaker: Neil King, PLS
  3. December 13.........Public Lands pt.1 (2.0 hours), Speaker: Mike Hart, PLS
  4. December 20.........Public Lands pt.2 (1.5 hours)
  5. December 27.........Public Lands pt.3 (1.0 hours)
  6. January 3...........Legal Descriptions pt.1 (1.5 hours), Speaker, Jim Pilarski, PLS
  7. January 10..........Legal Descriptions pt.2 (2 hours)
  8. January 17..........Legal Descriptions pt.3 (1 hour)
  9. January 24..........GPS & Geodesy (1.5 hours), Speaker: David Paul Johnson, PLS
  10. January 31..........Water Boundaries pt.1 (1.5 hours), Speaker: Robert Reese, PLS
  11. February 7..........Water Boundaries pt.2 (1.5 hours)
  12. February 14.........California Coordinate System pt.1 (1.0 hours), Speaker: Jeremy Evans, PLS
  13. February 21.........California Coordinate System pt.2 (1.0 hours)
  14. February 28.........Boundary pt.1 (1.5 hours), Speaker, Ian Wilson, PLS
  15. March 7.............Boundary pt.2 (1.5 hours)
  16. March 14............Boundary pt.3 (1.5 hours)
  17. March 21............LS Act(1.5 hours), Speaker: David Woolley, PLS
  18. March 28..........SMA Act(1.5 hours), Speaker: David Woolley, PLS
  • * April 12..........PRINCIPLES OF SURVEYING (PS) EXAM


Materials

This DVD set is also available from CLSA Central office for $149 (CLSA Members) or $298 (non-members) plus tax and shipping. Or individual dvds may also be ordered.

Also available from CLSA Central Office are copies of the 2009 Manual of Instructions, the CLSA Exam Guide, California Coordinate Projection Tables, the Subdivision Map Act and the LS Act.

You can use the Order Form or login and order online at the CLSA Store.



Also available online (and free) CALTRANS Online Review Classes

CALTRANS LS/LSIT Video Exam Preparation Course Workbook

Chapter News:

Our Newsletter "The Prism" May 2017

California Surveyor: "Fall 2016"

BPELSG News:

BPELSG New corner_record_instructions

"It is important to understand that effective April 1, 2017, all new Corner Record submittals must use the new form."

BPELSG Example CBT Examination Questions:

BPELSG Bulletin:Winter 2016


New in the Library:

Tuolumne County - Updated Record Maps and Corner Records, added Mineral Surveys
San Joaquin County - added Filed Map Footprints
updated February 2016 Guide to the Preparation of Maps
updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records
Madera County - updated Record maps
Santa Clara County - updated Record maps and Corner Records
Sacramento County - added link to Geographical Map Index
Fresno County - updated record maps
Stanislaus County - updated record maps


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