Course Title: Interpret and process survey data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Interpret and process survey data

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


Term2 2010,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required to interpret survey data and process this in preparation for civil drafting functions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDC040B Interpret and process survey data


1. Perform levelling traverse procedures.

2. Carry out correct layouts

3. Determine bearings for the sides in a traverse

4. Observe short distances to industry standards for engineering surveys.

5. Perform detail surveys using the grid levelling method.

6. Calculate volumes from spot heights.

7. Perform simple detail surveys using theodolite and tape

8. Produce and interpret simple site plans

9. Set out works using simple site plans

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction