Course Title: Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5237 Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit relates to extracting, comparing and manipulating data in response to customer requests.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LGAPLEM508A Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems


1. Develop procedures for manipulation and analysis of data

2. Establish models required to provide outcome

3. Analyse data

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the Elements to the required performance level detailed in the Performance Criteria. The knowledge and skill requirements described in the Range Statement must also be demonstrated. For example, knowledge of the legislative framework and safe work practices that underpin the performance of the unit are also required to be demonstrated.
• Suitable procedures are developed.
• New procedures are documented.
• Appropriate models are used and/or created