Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: GEOM5132C

Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4336 - Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Contact: Program manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Surveying Program Manager: Thierry Demathieu
School of Engineering (TAFE)
Ph: 9925 8359
Email: thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Toby Manning
School of Engineering (TAFE)
Ph: 9925 4468
Email: toby.manning@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Indira Wittamperuma
School of Engineering (TAFE)
Ph: 9925 4468
Email: indira.wittamperuma@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to store and retrieve spatial data from a range of storage media, including digital or hard copy storage. It requires the ability to analyse and evaluate spatial information from a variety of sources and to identify and access spatial information for set task requirements. Functions would be carried out under limited supervision and within organisational guidelines.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS4022A Store and retrieve spatial data

Element:

1 Store spatial data.

Element:

2 Access and retrieve spatial data.

Element:

3 Manage contingencies.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will learn to store and retrieve spatial data from a range of storage media, including digital or hard copy storage
You will be involved in the following learning activities:
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Projects


Teaching Schedule

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Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. You will also use equipment and software packages in the laboratory for the project work. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts

Check the Library Subject Guides: http://rmit.libguides.com/geospatial


Overview of Assessment

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

  • knowledge of spatial data format and reference systems
  • applying data security and backup measures
  • creating a workable index system
  • managing contingencies
  • retrieving spatial data.

Assessment Tasks

 

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Traverse survey at Yarra Bend

30%

Assessment 2

Cadastral survey at Yarra Bend

30%

Assessment 3

Test

40%

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

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3
1.1X X
1.2XX 
1.3XX 
1.4XX 
1.5XX 
1.6 XX
2.1 XX
2.2 XX
3.1 XX
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.

 


Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment                                                             Weight %
Assessment 1 Traverse survey at Yarra Bend          30%
Assessment 2 Cadastral survey at Yarra Bend        30%
Assessment 3 Test                                                     40%
 


Assessment Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3
1.1X X
1.2XX 
1.3XX 
1.4XX 
1.5XX 
1.6 XX
2.1 XX
2.2 XX
3.1 X 
3.2 X 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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