Course Title: Capture new spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5237 Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Capture new spatial data

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to capture new data using a variety of methods. It requires the ability to plan and execute the data capture process in a supervisory capacity, incorporating technical problems and management requirements and applying appropriate solutions to a range of data collection situations. Functions would be carried out within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5002A Capture new spatial data


1 Prepare for data collection.

2 Gather data.

3 Use equipment.

4 Maintain equipment.

5 Finalise the collection process

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• applying a defined range of skills
• applying known solutions to a range of problems
• assessing and recording information from varied sources
• demonstrating operational knowledge in relevant data capture and validation methodologies
• performing a range of tasks where choice between a range of options is required
• taking responsibility for own and team outputs in work and learning.