Course Title: Process and interpret data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3209 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Process and interpret data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4287

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Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to retrieve data, evaluate formulae and perform scientific calculations, present and interpret information in tables and graphs and keep accurate records. The unit requires personnel to solve problems of limited complexity where the information may be less obvious, but not contradictory, and can be determined by direct reasoning.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requistes  or co-requisites for this course

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL924001A Process and interpret data


1. Retrieve and check data

2. Calculate scientific quantities

3. Present data in tables,charts and graphs


4. Interpret data in tables, charts and graphs

5. Keep accurate records and maintain confidentiality

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course typically consist of:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Exam