Course Title: Prepare for work in the spatial information services industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3288 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Prepare for work in the spatial information services industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 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 understand legal and procedural requirements of the spatial information services (SIS) industry. It requires the ability to access industry information, and applicable legislative and OHS guidelines. Functions would be carried out under direct supervision and within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS2001B Prepare for work in the spatial information services industry


1. Identify and apply industry information.

2. Identify future career opportunities

3. Access spatial information.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• accessing, interpreting and complying with a range of legislative and procedural requirements relevant to specific assignment procedures
• accurately interpreting organisational information to ensure an effective understanding of various roles and responsibilities, and organisational processes and procedures
• developing effective skills and personal relationships through the application of organisational, social, ethical and operational standards and the use of appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques.