Course Title: Design a spatial data storage system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6065

Course Title: Design a spatial data storage system

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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

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Course Description

This unit applies to the determination, creation and acceptance by users of a suitable spatial data and attribute storage system

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PRDSIS13A Design a spatial data storage system


Create and test design

Determine functional requirements

Formalise design acceptance

Review the suitability of the spatial data storage system

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 based on industry related computer software packages
• Production of project based spatial data storage system to industry standards
• Presentation of a portfolio in accordance with the program standards (SIS Quality Plan) including references, coursework, reports and management records.