Course Title: Collate and interpret spatial data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5237 Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Collate and interpret spatial data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to collate and interpret spatial data to provide the dataset required for project deliverables, often in a supervisory capacity. It requires the ability to apply theoretical spatial concepts to a range of situations in order to identify and interpret the appropriate information, according to client requirements. Functions would be carried out within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5010A Collate and interpret spatial data


1 Access data

2 Query and interpret data.

3 Collate data

4 Test and validate collated spatial data.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• taking responsibility for own outputs in work and learning
• using relevant data by manipulating and analysing it to meet the client’s requirements, including:
• applying operational knowledge in a broad range of areas relating to linking datasets and knowledge management
• applying organisational skills and prioritising activity
• applying solutions to a range of problems
• devising and implementing a cost-effective functional solution
• examining suitability of existing arrangements
• keeping records accurately
• measuring outcomes against specifications
• performing a range of tasks where choice between a substantial range of options is required.