Course Title: Produce maps for land management purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5368 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Produce maps for land management purposes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term1 2020

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers producing maps for land management purposes and defines the standard required to: establish the land use, structures and natural resource features that are required to inform land use decisions; source data sets that provide the required information; validate the data for currency and compare to ground observations; incorporate data onto a map; provide a map key and any supporting information required; evaluate maps for suitability for purpose and value in making land management decisions.

This unit applies to those whose job role includes preparing maps by hand or by using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for land management purposes.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCLPW404 Produce maps for land management purposes


1. Obtain information for a specific land management purpose

2. Assess data availability

3. Assess data quality

4. Format and present data

5. Incorporate data onto map(s)

6. Review customer satisfaction

Learning Outcomes

See elements above


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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


Task 1

Assessment 1

Task 2

Assessment 2