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US Public Lands Survey System (5 PDH)

An Entertaining Crash Course into PLSS (5 PDH)

This is a two part, five hour class of entertaining instruction on the United States Public Lands Survey System. The class will delve into the following topics:

- History of the PLSS

- General Rules

- Quadrangle, Township, and Section Original Establishment Procedures

- Methods of Restoring Lost Corners

- Area Calculation for North & West Tiers of a Township

The instructor, Tony Cuomo, is an exceptional instructor & entertainer. He brings PLSS to life and breaks it down in lay man logic. Mr. Cuomo brings over 40 years of experience to the classroom with an in depth understanding of Public Lands. Not only has he restored lost corners from the field and office perspective, but he has taught PLSS for over twenty years. After following along with this class, you will have the confidence to tackle that ugly Section 6 and break it down with ease. This is a great course for Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam, Professional Surveyor (PS) exam, State Licensing Exam, or for the knowledge needed to take on tough Public Lands situations. You will be more than pleased after listening to this course.


Your Instructor


Tony Cuomo, PLS
Tony Cuomo, PLS

Mr. Cuomo began surveying in 1974 with his father, Paul Cuomo. Looking back, Tony is pretty sure that his father broke nearly every child labor law on the books at that time. As uncomfortable as that early experience was, it was the bedrock foundation for what has, thus far, been a long and exciting career. Mr. Cuomo’s work experience spans a wide spectrum, having both public sector and private sector experience. Mr. Cuomo has worked at a large, multi-discipline, engineering firm, and has been a sole proprietor of his own business. He served as Survey Project Manager for the boundary and construction of a $55 million dollar destination golf resort in Cabo San Lucas, he has performed numerous lot surveys for private individuals throughout Southern California, and he has performed many, many other types of projects that fall within the above identified spectrum of experience. Currently, Mr. Cuomo is Senior Survey Project Manager at the firm of Johnson-Frank & Associates, Inc.

After achieving California licensure in 1988, he began presenting workshops and seminars with Pacific Land Seminars. Since 1990, Mr. Cuomo has presented on various topics throughout the Western United States, including Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and California. He has presented at the state conferences for the professional surveying associations in the states of California, Washington and Oregon.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the class start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online class - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the class?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this class for 12 months - across any and all devices.
What if I am unhappy with the class?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
What platforms can I listen to the class on?
You can listen on any device that has internet access. There are two platform options - web browser and the iOS Teachable App in the Apple App Store.
What are my payment options?
Credit card or PayPal.
Hod do I get started?
Simply select the class or course bundle, make your payment, and create your teachable account. From there you can log on from any device and have access to your class lectures and PDF material.
What is included in the class?
A comprehensive lecture on the respective topic, and material to follow along with. The PDF material included is downloadable.
Can I download the lectures?
You are able to stream the lectures from any device, but they are not downloadable. The PDF material included is downloadable.

This course is not open for enrollment.