Course Title: Collect basic spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3234 Certificate III in Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Collect basic spatial data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Anna Galluzzo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to collect basic data through a range of methods. It requires the ability to work with others in performing set task requirements within deadlines. It also requires the ability to perform a range of basic activities in the use of information technology and equipment within a spatial information handling framework. Functions would be carried out under supervision, often in a team environment, and within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS3005A Collect basic spatial data


1. Prepare for the task

2. Gather basic data

3. Use equipment.

4. Maintain equipment.

5. Contribute to finalising the collection process

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• applying a defined range of skills
• applying known solutions to a range of predictable problems
• assessing and recording information from varied sources
• demonstrating operational knowledge in a moderate range of areas
• performing a range of tasks where choice between a limited range of options is required
• taking responsibility for own outputs in work and learning