Course Title: Collect basic spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3288 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Collect basic spatial data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to collect basic data through a range of methods. It requires the ability to work with others in performing set task requirements within deadlines. It also requires the ability to perform a range of basic activities in the use of information technology and equipment within a spatial information handling framework. Functions would be carried out under supervision, often in a team environment, and within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS3005A Collect basic spatial data


1 Prepare for the task

2 Gather basic data

3 Use equipment.

4 Maintain equipment.

5 Contribute to finalising the collection process

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• applying a defined range of skills
• applying known solutions to a range of predictable problems
• assessing and recording information from varied sources
• demonstrating operational knowledge in a moderate range of areas
• performing a range of tasks where choice between a limited range of options is required
• taking responsibility for own outputs in work and learning