Course Title: Conduct engineering surveys

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5368 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Conduct engineering surveys

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)

GEOM5150C

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 conduct an engineering survey based on specifications and information in construction or engineering designs. The unit covers using surveying equipment to measure, record and reduce surveying data. It requires the ability to validate the accuracy of data, and identify discrepancies between specifications and actual activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5048 Conduct engineering surveys

Elements:

1. Prepare for engineering survey

2. Carry out engineering surveying tasks

3. Finalise and report engineering survey results


Learning Outcomes

 On completion of this course, you should be able to:

1.   Prepare for engineering survey
1.1 Project requirements and specifications are identified and analysed to determine surveying data requirements in consultation with appropriate persons.
1.2 Key survey activities are planned according to available resources, project and organisational requirements.
1.3.Compliance with legal and statutory standards is planned according to project requirements.

2.   Carry out engineering surveying tasks.
2.1 Surveying equipment is selected, calibrated and checked to ensure correct operation and functionality, and problems are reported or resolved according to manufacturer specifications.
2.2 Identified survey components are measured according to project requirements and specifications.
2.3 Measured surveying data is reduced according to project requirements and specifications.
2.4.Measurements are validated and recorded according to project specifications and organisational requirements.
2.5.Problems are identified and resolved, and contingencies managed according to organisational requirements.

3.   Finalise and report engineering survey results.
3.1 Survey is finalised and checked for compliance with project and organisational requirements.
3.2 Appropriate persons are notified of survey results according to organisational requirements.
3.3 Survey documentation is completed and data archived according to project and organisational requirements.
3.4 Survey is finalised and documentation completed according to organisational requirements.  

 

 

 

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight%

Task 1

Test 1

35%

Task 2

Test 2

35%

Task 3

Portfolio

30%

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

X

2.2

X

 

X

2.3

X

X

 

2.4

 

X

X

2.5

X

X

 

3.1

 

X

X

3.2

 

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

 

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.