Course Title: Conduct advanced remote sensing analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6098 Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Conduct advanced remote sensing analysis

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


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

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 enhance, classify and process remotely sensed data, using both hard copy and digital imagery in a geographic information systems (GIS) context. It requires the ability to apply wide-ranging specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills, a broad knowledge of spatial datasets, and accountability for personal and group outcomes. Functions will entail complying with and developing or amending organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS6017A Conduct advanced remote sensing analysis


1. Determine appropriate digital image processing techniques.

2. Select suitable computing platforms and software systems.

3. Conduct image enhancements and manipulations.

4. Perform supervised and unsupervised classifications on datasets.

5. Conduct data merger and GIS integration.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.