Qualification details

CPP40212 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Nov/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPP40211 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information ServicesOverall number of units required for qualification remains unchanged, but core units reduced from 9 to 7, by deleting ICAU2006B Operate computing packages from qualification and moving the following core unit to the elective pool: RIISTD201A Read and interpret maps. Changed outcome for some native CPP07 core units. Native and imported elective units updated. 26/Nov/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to CPP40316 - Certificate IV in Spatial Information ServicesReplaces superseded equivalent CPP40212 Certificate IV in Spatial Information Services. 05/May/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBINM401A - IMPLEMENT WORKPLACE INFORMATION SYSTEMIMPLEMENT WORKPLACE INFORMATION SYSTEM Elective
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectiveness Elective
CPPCMN3001B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
CPPCMN4005A - Facilitate effective teamworkFacilitate effective teamwork Elective
CPPCMN4006A - Facilitate effective workplace relationshipsFacilitate effective workplace relationships Elective
CPPDSM3009A - Maintain workplace safety in the property industryMaintain workplace safety in the property industry Core
CPPSIS4021A - Maintain spatial systemsMaintain spatial systems Core
CPPSIS4022A - Store and retrieve spatial dataStore and retrieve spatial data Core
CPPSIS4023A - Facilitate effective spatial client relationshipsFacilitate effective spatial client relationships Elective
CPPSIS4024A - Collect and set out spatial dataCollect and set out spatial data Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician  
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3121-15 Surveying And Cartographic Associate 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0311 Geomatic Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician  13/Nov/2013 
ANZSCO Identifier 552314 Statistical Clerk 20/Feb/201312/Nov/2013
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3121-15 Surveying And Cartographic Associate 13/Nov/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6145-13 Statistical Clerk 20/Feb/201312/Nov/2013
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0311 Geomatic Engineering 20/Feb/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 27/Nov/2012 
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Modification History

Overall number of units required for qualification remains unchanged, but core units reduced from 9 to 7, by deleting ICAU2006B Operate computing packages from qualification and moving the following core unit to the elective pool: RIISTD201A Read and interpret maps.

Changed outcome for some native CPP07 core units. Native and imported elective units updated.

Description

Qualification requirements 

This qualification applies to those who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of spatial information services contexts. They may be responsible for wide-ranging operational surveying technical activity and a defined range of unpredictable problems.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include the following facets: 

Communication 

  • apply communication skills to discuss vocational issues effectively with colleagues
  • impart knowledge and ideas through oral, written and visual means
  • apply communication skills that assist in facilitating client relationships, including:
  • accessing, synthesising and using information
  • assertiveness
  • communicating effectively on the telephone
  • displaying empathy, tact and diplomacy
  • negotiating
  • written skills to document follow-up action
  • apply literacy skills to:
  • assess and use workplace information
  • interpret and understand legal, financial and procedural requirements
  • process workplace documentation
  • read, record data and write routine reports
  • research and access routine sources of spatial data
  • document spatial data collection and set out process
  • complete required documentation according to organisational guidelines

Teamwork 

  • plan and execute set tasks in a team environment
  • apply interpersonal skills e.g. cooperation and flexibility
  • relate to people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with a range of physical and mental abilities
  • work with and lead others on site
  • monitor team activity according to plan

Problem solving 

  • assess client needs and provide appropriate information and follow-up on a variety of issues within the spatial information handling framework
  • develop basic policies and guidelines pertaining to spatial data systems
  • interpret surveying task requirements
  • apply spatial skills to:
  • understand the holistic implications of height, depth, breadth, dimension, direction and position to actual operational activity and virtual representation
  • perform spatial data archival and retrieval
  • perform spatial data management and manipulation
  • perform file management
  • solve basic problems relating to height, depth, breadth, dimension, direction and position in actual operational activity and virtual representation
  • interpret technical manuals
  • interpret surveying task requirements
  • verify data reliability
  • solve problems involving acquired image data according to organisational policies and principles

Initiative and enterprise 

  • apply analytical skills to determine data requirements of a survey project
  • analyse and evaluate spatial information from a variety of sources
  • identify and access spatial information for set task requirements
  • manage contingencies
  • establish business contacts and networks
  • work effectively with business contacts
  • apply negotiation skills

Planning and organising 

  • confirm reliability of spatial systems
  • amend spatial data according to changes identified, spatial systems and organisational requirements
  • source basic spatial data to prepare for data set out
  • carry out data backup and recovery
  • archive data
  • use organisational skills to prioritise activities to meet contractual requirements and to prepare and administer documentation
  • prepare and collect data using basic global navigation satellite system (GNSS) equipment

Self-management 

  • adhere to correct OHS practices
  • manage time

Learning 

  • apply knowledge of organisational policies and guidelines regarding spatial data maintenance
  • update skills and knowledge to accommodate changes in data requirements
  • apply knowledge of industry requirements and standards
  • apply knowledge of legislative, statutory and industry requirements and standards

Technology 

  • use computers (technical user level) to complete business documentation
  • use suitable software to communicate with a GNSS receiver
  • select and use appropriate tools

Due to the high proportion of electives required by this qualification, the industry/enterprise requirements described above for each employability skill are representative of the property industry in general and may not reflect specific job roles. Learning and assessment strategies for this qualification should be based on the requirements of the units of competency for this qualification.

This table is a summary of employability skills that are typical of this qualification and should not be interpreted as definitive.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 15 units of competency:
  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units.

The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 8 units from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be chosen from Certificate III, IV or Diploma qualifications in CPP07 or another current Training Package or accredited course.

Core units 

CPPDSM3009A

Maintain workplace safety in the property industry

CPPSIS4021A

Maintain spatial systems

CPPSIS4022A

Store and retrieve spatial data

CPPSIS4025A

Collect basic GNSS data

CPPSIS4026A

Read and interpret image data

CPPSIS4034A

Maintain spatial data

CPPSIS5035A

Obtain and validate spatial data

Elective units 

BSBINM401A

Implement workplace information system

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

CPPCMN3001B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CPPCMN4005A

Facilitate effective teamwork

CPPCMN4006A

Facilitate effective workplace relationships

CPPSIS4023A

Facilitate effective spatial client relationships

CPPSIS4024A

Collect and set out spatial data

CPPSIS4027A

Organise field services

CPPSIS4028A

Organise equipment and supplies

CPPSIS4030A

Operate surveying equipment

CPPSIS4033A

Participate in spatial process improvement

CPPSIS4035A

Apply GIS software to problem-solving techniques

CPPSIS4036A

Operate spatial software applications

CPPSIS4037A

Produce computer-aided drawings

CPPSIS4038A

Prepare and present GIS data

CUVACD301A

Produce drawings to communicate ideas

ICADBS502A

Design a database

ICAICT302A

Install and optimise operating system software

ICAWEB401A

Design a website to meet technical requirements

ICAWEB411A

Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

ICAWEB429A

Create a markup language document to specification

RIIRIS401A

Apply site risk management system

RIISTD201A

Read and interpret maps

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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