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Minimum Technical Standards for Louisiana Land Surveyors (4 hours)

Minimum Technical Standards for Louisiana Land Surveyors (4 hours)

4 hrs. Online Course

Level: Advanced

Item#: RV-3470

SME: David Chitester

This course has been discontinued.

This 4-hour online course reviews the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board's Minimum Standards for Property Boundary Surveys. The standards were adopted to ensure that surveys are performed in accordance with acceptable procedures. This course covers working definitions, as well as standards concerning classification of surveys, monuments, research and investigation, field procedures, and plats and maps. This course also covers minimum standard detail requirements for ALTA/ACSM land title surveys.

This course includes a test at the end of each section.

This course is also available in a 2 hour version on The 2-hour version covers much of the same information and should not be taken in addition to this 4 hour course.
Vector Solutions has a long history of providing industry-specific content for its customers. While this course and its content remain accurate and functional within our systems, the look and feel may not match our more modern offerings.
Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
  • have reviewed the minimum standards for professional land surveyors in Louisiana
  • have reviewed the minimum standards for ALTA/ACSM land title surveys
  • be able to define working terms including monument, right of way, and property boundary survey
  • be able to choose the proper research tools when performing a survey
  • be familiar with survey classes
  • be able to determine proper monumentation
David Chitester Photo
David Chitester is a licensed P.E. in Michigan and Florida has over 35 years of experience. He graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1974. He also has an M.B.A that he received from Northern Michigan University in 1978. 
David Chitester began his career with Bechtel Power and Blount Brothers where he gained field construction experience on projects ranging from $150 million to $500 million. For more than 30 years, he has provided services essential to a balanced mix of public and private sector clients. Mr. Chitester's expertise has been applied to multi-million dollar hotels and resorts, industrial process plants, power generating facilities, office and commercial buildings. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and his background includes a number of years on active construction sites.

David Chitester is a professional trainer and founder of Inc. and Chitester Management Systems. He has authored numerous online courses and taught live classes on ethics, laws and rules, building codes and the ADA. His courses have been approved by numerous state boards and private organizations including the: AIA, USGBC, FBPE, AICP, FCILB, ECLB, Florida Building Commission and many others. 

State Licenses
LA - Land Surveyor (General, Standards of Practice)
MS - Land Surveyor (General)