Course Title: Undertake spatial information services research and development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6098 Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Undertake spatial information services research and development

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake research and development within the spatial information services (SIS) area. It requires the ability to demonstrate a broad and specialised spatial data knowledge base, and to incorporate technical and creative skills to plan and execute activity to meet deliverables. Functions will entail complying with and developing or amending organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS6010A Undertake spatial information services research and development


1. Identify specific data and information requirements.

2. Identify research requirements.

3. Obtain data.

4. Prepare draft research proposal.

5. Produce final research proposal.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.