Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6065

Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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 Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Stephen Larsen Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4742

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes activities involved in storing and retrieving data from a range of storage media including digital or hard copy storage

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PRDSIS16A Store and retrieve spatial data


• Access and retrieve spatial data

• Manage contingencies

• Store spatial data

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This course is to be delivered and assessed as part of a Survey Control Project within a simulated workplace environment and under a normal range of work conditions.
The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Practical and theoretical exercises carried out in a simulated workplace
• Production of project based deliverables to industry standards using relevant computer software and drafting packages
• Written data management reports
• Presentation of a portfolio in accordance with the program standards (SIS Quality Plan) including references, coursework, reports and data management records.