Course Title: Apply map presentation principles

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3288 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Apply map presentation principles

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013

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 be able to interpret and create simple maps. It requires basic cartographical skills and knowledge and the ability to apply them. Functions would be carried out under supervision, within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS3001A Apply map presentation principles


1 Apply understanding of cartography principles.

2 Apply basic cartographical practical skills.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• accessing and interpreting information to identify the components to be measured and monitored
• creating basic maps
• performing measurements.