Course Title: Produce maps for land management purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5368 Diploma of Surveying

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 Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEOM5155C

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 covers producing maps for land management purposes and defines the standard required to: establish the land use, structures and natural resource features that are required to inform land use decisions; source data sets that provide the required information; validate the data for currency and compare to ground observations; incorporate data onto a map; provide a map key and any supporting information required; evaluate maps for suitability for purpose and value in making land management decisions.

This unit applies to those whose job role includes preparing maps by hand or by using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for land management purposes.

 

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

Elements:

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 map(s)

6. Review customer satisfaction


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight%

Due

Task 1

Assessment 1

Asset Collection

31 March

30%

Task 2

Assessment 2

Urban Forest Update

28 April

20%

Task 3

Assessment 3

Grassland Mapping

19 May

20%

Task 4

Assessment 4

Storm Surge Vulnerability

9 Jun

30%

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Park Asset Collection

Task 2

Urban Forest Update

Task 3

Grasslands Mapping & 3D

Task 4

Storm Surge Vulnerability

1.1

X

X

X

X

1.2

 

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

X

1.4

 

X

X

X

2.1

 

X

X

X

2.2

 

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

X

2.4

 

X

X

X

3.1

X

X

X

X

3.2

 

X

X

X

4.1

 

 

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

X

4.3

 

X

X

X

4.4

X

X

X

X

4.5

 

X

X

X

5.1

X

X

X

X

5.2

 

X

X

X

5.3

X

X

X

X

6.1

 

X

X

X

6.2

 

X

X

X

6.3

 

X

X

X

6.4

 

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.