Course Title: Record information about country

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2163 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Record information about country

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

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Course Description

This competency standard covers the process of recording information and knowledge on country - from both an Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspective. It requires the ability to collect and assess information and document information according to community guidelines and protocols. Recording information about country requires knowledge of a designated area and the features of the country, names for plants and animals, and protocols and the customs relating to disclosure of information about country.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

RTD2802A Record information about country


Collect information

Document information

Review changes

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Competence in recording information about country requires evidence that information about country has been appropriately acquired and recorded according to community guidelines and protocols. The
skills and knowledge required for recording information about country must be transferable to a range of work environments and contexts. For example, this could include different recording media,
management practices and approaches and areas within country.
What specific knowledge is needed to achieve the performance criteria?

Knowledge and understanding are essential to apply this standard in the workplace, to transfer the skills to other contexts and to deal with unplanned events. The knowledge requirements for this unit are listed
• Designated areas and features of country.
• Local and/or common names for plants and animals.
• Basic ecological concepts.
• Protocols and customs relating to disclosure of knowledge
about country.