Course Title: Develop spreadsheets for spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4388 Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Title: Develop spreadsheets for spatial data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)

COSC6209C

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 design and develop spreadsheets to enter, edit and format spatial data. The unit covers using functions and features of spreadsheet software, including linked spreadsheets, multiple documents and advanced mathematical formulas based on trigonometrical functions. The unit also covers work preparation activities, including evaluating tasks to identify design parameters and setting up software and spreadsheet templates to ensure quality and consistency in format and design. The unit requires the ability to use technology to apply advanced mathematical concepts to spatial data, including identifying and resolving errors relating to formulas and other spreadsheet functions.

The unit supports those who work in a lead role in a surveying or spatial information services team.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5060 Develop spreadsheets for spatial data

Elements:

1.Prepare for spreadsheet tasks.

2.Set up spreadsheets.

3.Use functions and features of spreadsheet software.

4.Finalise spreadsheets.


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

Assignment 1

30%

Task 2

Assignment 2

30%

Task 3

Assignment 3

40%

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

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

1.1

X

 

X

1.2

X

 

X

1.3

X

 

X

2.1

X

 

X

2.2

X

 

X

2.3

X

 

X

2.4

X

 

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

X

X

4.1

 

X

 

4.2

 

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.