Course Title: Produce maps for land management purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4391 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Produce maps for land management purposes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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 Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to access geographical information and incorporate it onto maps for use in land management.

This unit applies to those whose job role includes preparing maps by hand or by using geographical information systems (GIS) for land management purposes.

This unit applies to individuals who have limited responsibilities for others in known and changing contexts.


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:

AHCLPW404 Produce maps for land management purposes


1. Obtain information for a specific land management purpose

2. Assess data availability

3. Assess data quality

4. Format and present data

5. Incorporate data onto maps

6. Review customer satisfaction

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of in class activities, presentations, written reports and observation in the workplace.