Course Title: Plan and implement spatial projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5368 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Plan and implement spatial projects

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 100

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019,
Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

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 plan, implement and complete spatial projects to produce client-specified deliverables. The unit covers project planning processes to allocate and organise equipment, materials and resources; adhere to financial, administrative and legal requirements; and manage project risks and contingencies. The unit also covers designing, producing and validating spatial project deliverables and products. It requires the ability to interpret technical information relating to spatial products, and to communicate verbally and in writing with a range of project stakeholders.

The unit supports those who work in a lead role in a surveying or spatial information services team in areas such as surveying, cartography, town planning, mapping and geographic information systems (GIS).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5039 Plan and implement spatial projects


1. Develop spatial project plan.

2. Implement spatial project plan.

3. Monitor and complete spatial project.

Learning Outcomes

See elements above

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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


Task 1

Assessment 1

Task 2

Assessment 2