Course Title: Select, operate and maintain equipment and supplies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3259 Certificate III in Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Select, operate and maintain equipment and supplies

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, operate and maintain equipment and supplies. It requires the ability to read specifications and understand spatial on-site job requirements in relation to the use of equipment and supplies. 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:

CPPSIS3007A Select, operate and maintain equipment and supplies


1 Select equipment and supplies.

2 Use equipment and supplies.

3 Maintain equipment and replenish supplies.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• carrying out task instructions
• maintaining appropriate equipment and supplies for a range of work situations
• operating precision measuring equipment
• recording data
• understanding the nature of spatial projects.