Course Title: Prepare and present GIS data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5368 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Prepare and present GIS 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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEOM5147C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 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 prepare and present a range of geographic information system (GIS) data using various media. The unit covers consulting and assessing to identify display specifications, and selecting and applying appropriate data formats and presentation media. The unit also covers gathering feedback as the basis for implementing quality improvements. It requires the ability to translate client requirements into an appropriate design and layout, and to adhere to copyright requirements and drawing standards to ensure quality of output.

The unit supports those who work in technical support positions in a surveying and spatial information services team.

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:

CPPSIS4038 Prepare and present GIS data

Elements:

1. Prepare for display of GIS data.

2. Format GIS data.

3. Display GIS data.


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight%

Due

Task 1

Assessment 1

LYNDA.COM:

- Up and Running with ArcGIS

- Real-World GIS

Map presentation Standards

Additional datasets

20%

24 March

Task 2

Assessment 2

Argyle Square & Yarra Bend maps

30%

14 April

Task 3

Assessment 3

Populated Cities

30%

12 May

Task 4

Assessment 4

Portfolio of weekly activities

20%

9 Jun

 

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Understanding Key Concepts

Task 2

Argyle Square & Yarra Bend Maps

Task 3

Populated Cities

Task 4

Portfolio

1.1

 

X

X

X

1.2

 

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

X

2.2

 

X

 

X

2.3

X

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

X

3.2

X

X

X

X

3.3

X

 

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