Course Title: Collect and set out basic surveying data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4336 Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Title: Collect and set out basic surveying data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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

Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to collect and set out basic surveying data. It requires the ability to plan and execute the collection and set out operation, in a team environment, often in the lead role. Functions would be carried out under limited supervision and within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS4029A Collect and set out basic surveying data


1 Gather basic surveying data.

2 Finalise the collection process.

3 Set out basic surveying data.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:

accuracy in:

  • basic measurements
  • reducing and manipulating survey data
  • interpreting design information to identify the components to be measured matching objectives with resources.

Assessment Tasks



Assessment 1

Assignment 1


Assessment 2

Assignment 2



These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements / Performance Criteria Covered Assessment 1 Assessment 2
1.1 X X
1.2 X X
1.3 X X
1.4 X X
1.5 X X
2.1 X X
2.2 X X
2.3 X X
3.1   X
3.2   X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.