Course Title: Apply quality control measures to spatial information services industry

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: MIET6208C

Course Title: Apply quality control measures to spatial information services industry

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6098 - Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Thierry Demathieu
03 9925 8359
thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au
William Ntuwah
03 9925 4445
william.ntuwah@rmit.edu.au

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil.

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply OHS standards, statutory requirements, relevant Australian standards, codes of practice, manufacturer specifications, environmental requirements and enterprise procedures through spatial information services (SIS) work procedures that support product development and services. It requires the ability to demonstrate a broad and specialised spatial 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.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS6005A Apply quality control measures to spatial information services industry

Element:

1. Prepare for examination and assessment of product or service quality.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Organisational guidelines are analysed to determine
specific needs, spatial data requirements and project
specification details.
1.2 Product and service sampling, and examination and
assessment criteria are discussed with relevant
personnel and applied.
1.3 Information on identified risks and contingencies,
resources, technology details and techniques is
identified and used throughout the quality control
process.
1.4 Pertinent legal and statutory standards, and OHS and
legislative requirements are incorporated into the
quality control process.
1.5 Team skills and knowledge are updated to
accommodate design methods and error analysis.

Element:

2. Examine and assess product or service quality.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Product or service is examined and assessed against
quality control standard according to organisational
procedures.
2.2 Existing information and spatial data are checked to
identify appropriate quality control measures.
2.3 Appropriate documentation is developed according to
organisational procedures.
2.4 Data is analysed and relevant information is used to
identify quality variations.
2.5 Knowledge of process techniques is used to facilitate
work groups and assist in the identification and
resolution of quality variances.
2.6 Error analysis takes place and fault is isolated and
rectified.
2.7 Independent inspection, tests and audits are
conducted.
2.8 Spatial product or service sampling, and examination
and assessment criteria are applied according to
organisational control requirements.

Element:

3. Monitor quality control process.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Quality improvement is monitored and maintained
according to organisational requirements.
3.2 Quality awareness is reiterated amongst immediate
work team.
3.3 Records of quality control analysis reports are
accurate and relevant and maintained according to
organisational requirements.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

The students will learn to bring quality in survey processes in their current or simulated workplace.


Teaching Schedule

SessionTopicComment /Assessment Tasks
1Introduction - preparation for checking survey work - calculator programmation - Covering Element 1 
2Programming scientific calculator - Covering Element 1 
3Examine a set of levels and test the closure program with a land title 1- Covering Element 2Project Quality Phase 1
 
4Examine a set of levels and check the closure of a land title 2 - Covering Element 2
 
5Examine a set of levels and check the closure of a land title 3 - Covering Element 2
 
6Examine a set of levels and check the closure of a land title 4 - Covering Element 2 
7Examine angles of a traverse and check the closure of a land title - Covering Element 2Project Quality Phase 2
 
8Examine angles of a traverse and check the closure of a land title - Covering Element 2 
9Examine angles of a traverse and check the closure of a land title 2 - Covering Element 2 
10Review survey process and draft survey procedure - Covering Element 3 
11Test (2 hours) - Covering Element 2 
12Prepare to check a set of field notes and check the closure of a land title - Covering Element 1 & 2 
 13Check a set of field notes and check the closure of a land title - Covering Element 2 
 14  Check a set of field notes and check the closure of a land title - Covering Element 2 
 15 
 
 Revision -
 
 Project Quality Phase 3
 
 16 Examination - Covering Element 1, 2 and 3
 

 
 17  Portfolio
 
 
 18  Portfolio
 
 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Refer to: http://rmit.libguides.com/spatial


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.


Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:
 
1. Project assignment       Weight 20%  - Week 3
2. Project assignment       Weight 20%  - Week 7
3. Project report                Weight 60%  - Week 15

Grading Criteria
NYC 0-49% Not yet competence
CAG 50 – 59% Competence Achieved -Graded
CC  60 – 69% Competence with credit
CDI 70 – 79% Competence with distinction
CHD 80-100% Competence with high distinction

All assessment tasks need to be succesfully completed to demonstrate competence.


Assessment Matrix


Assessment Task       Element                     Percentage loading

Assignment One       Element 1    20%
Assignment Two       Element 2    20%
Project report            Element 1,2 and 3    60%

Other Information

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Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and
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Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and
lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within
no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special
Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days
after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.


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