Course Title: Operate surveying equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4388 Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Title: Operate surveying equipment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEOM5145C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email: thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate a range of surveying equipment for data capture or spatial data set-out. The unit covers selecting, setting up and using surveying equipment to perform basic measurements; and recording and calculating horizontal and vertical information. This includes validating and checking data accuracy and performing basic data reductions and manipulation using software. The unit requires the ability to check and adjust equipment to achieve task requirements, and to identify and report faults or problems. It also requires the ability to plan and execute work tasks in consultation with team members, and complete records and documentation.

The unit supports those who work in a surveying team in support positions relating to field data collection.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites in this unit.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS4030 Operate surveying equipment

Elements:

1.Plan surveying tasks.

2.Execute surveying tasks.

3.Finalise surveying tasks.


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight%

Task 1

Assessment 1

25%

Task 2

Assessment 2

25%

Task 3

Assessment 3

25%

Task 4

Assessment 4

25%

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

1.1

X

 

 

X

1.2

X

 

 

X

1.3

X

 

 

X

1.4

X

 

 

X

2.1

X

 

X

 

2.2

X

 

X

 

2.3

 

X

X

 

2.4

 

X

 

X

2.5

 

X

 

X

3.1

 

 

X

X

3.2

 

 

X

X

3.3

 

 

X

X

3.4

 

 

X

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.