Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4388 Certificate IV in Surveying

Course Title: Store and retrieve spatial data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

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 store and retrieve spatial data, including digital and hard copy storage. The unit covers locating, storing, and backing up data according to organisational procedures.

The unit supports those who work in support positions in a surveying or spatial information services team in surveying, town planning, cartography, mapping and geographic information systems (GIS).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS4022 Store and retrieve spatial data


1.Prepare spatial data for storage.

2.Access and retrieve spatial data.

3.Manage spatial data security.

Learning Outcomes

See elements above

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

You must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competency 

Task 1Assessment 1
Task 2Assessment 2
Task 3Test