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Geographic Technician

The Role:

Working as part of a Geographic Support Group, Geographic Technicians are responsible for compiling, preparing and managing geographic data from a variety of sources, as well as conducting terrain analysis. You are likely to find yourself in a wide variety of environments using cutting-edge IT equipment and geographic information systems.

The Skills:

Your specialist training will teach you how to use high-end IT equipment and software to carry out three-dimensional spatial analysis of the battlefield. You will also learn to collect and compile geographic data from measurements taken in the field, from satellite imagery, and from aerial photography, using highly specialised instruments and software.

You will also use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other databases to manage operational geographic databases, as well as gain a Category C+E driver's licence.

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