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LAND 272 - Land Administration
Course Details
Course Code:
LAND 272

Credits:
4

Calendar Description:
This course introduces the duties of an administrator within a land department. The course includes the registry and survey systems for British Columbia and Alberta, specific changes on title, document preparation, necessary consents, caveatting, summations, payments and inputting of all acquisition information. Office simulation includes computer lab work in applying office administration procedures. This course covers the process of acquiring Freehold Surface tenures and Crown applications (search, documentation and approvals), applications to the Surface Rights Board, and applications on various Crown lands. Where appropriate, applications will be made using common industry web based programs including KERMIT, ILRR and GATOR.

Date First Offered:
2010-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 60
Lecture Hours: 45
Laboratory Hours: 15


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
LAND 130 Land Agent Terminology

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Apply the Process for Administering British Columbia and Alberta Pipeline Applications in a Simulated Office Setting
- describe the need for and acquisition of right-of-way agreements in British Columbia and Alberta
- demonstrate the ability to prepare the documentation manually and package required for a pipeline project for British Columbia and Alberta
- use Knowledge, Enterprise, Resource, Management, Information, and Technology (KERMIT) to submit applications

Apply the Process for Administering Pipeline Agreements on Federal Crown Lands in a Simulated Office Setting
- describe the need for and acquisition of pipeline agreements for lands administered by the Federal government
- describe and process Crown dispositions and typical interests on Federal lands in BC and AB
- use Knowledge, Enterprise, Resource, Management, Information, and Technology (KERMIT) to submit applications

Describe the Administration of the Land Title System and its Relationship to the Survey System in a Simulated Office Setting
- describe the administration of land titles and survey systems in British Columbia and Alberta
- identify and administer specific changes on the title
- use Integrated Land and Resource Registry to make changes to title (ILRR)

Demonstrate the Ability to Perform Procedures in Documenting and Acquiring Surface Freehold Tenures in a Simulated Office Setting
- demonstrate the ability to perform procedures for acquiring surface tenures in British Columbia
- demonstrate the ability to perform procedures for acquiring surface tenures in Alberta
- use KERMIT to submit applications
- use IMAP, GeoBC and IRIS

Demonstrate the Ability to Perform Procedures in Documenting and Acquiring Surface Crown Tenures in a Simulated Office Setting
- demonstrate the ability to perform procedures for acquiring surface crown tenures in British Columbia
- demonstrate the ability to perform procedures for acquiring surface crown tenures in Alberta, including special areas
- use KERMIT to submit applications

Perform Procedures in Making Applications to Relevant Boards
- describe and prepare application for right-of-entry in Alberta
- describe process and make application to the Mediation Arbitration Board in BC
- prepare an evidence package supporting compensation values proposed by a company

Demonstrate the Ability to Perform Procedures for Applications for Surface Dispositions on Aboriginal and Federal Lands
- describe procedures for application for surface tenures and addressing environmental concerns on Indian oil and gas lands
- describe procedures for application for surface tenures on Metis lands
- describe procedures for application for surface tenures on selected federal lands

Describe the Procedures for Applying for Drilling Tenures in Northern Canada
- describe how oil and gas is managed in Northern Canada
- describe Northern seismic operations
- describe regulations and procedures for applying for drilling tenures in Northern Canada


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Administer British Columbia and Alberta pipeline agreements using web-based applications
- Administer pipeline agreements on federal Crown lands in a simulated office setting using web-based applications
- Describe administration of the land title system and its relationship to the survey system
- Document and acquire surface freehold tenures in British Columbia and Alberta using web-based applications
- Acquire surface Crown tenures in British Columbia and Alberta using web-based applications
- Complete Surface Rights Board and Mediation Arbitration Board applications
- Apply for surface dispositions on Aboriginal and Federal lands
- Apply for drilling tenures in Northern Canada


Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Midterm Exam: 20 %
Assignments: 40 %
Project: 20 %


Number of Assignments:
4

Percentage of Individual Work:
80

Percentage of Group Work:
20

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Land Administration program
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