Qualification details

CPP50112 - Diploma of Surveying (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPP50107 - Diploma of SurveyingChanged outcome for all native CPP07 core units. Native and imported elective units updated. 26/Nov/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to CPP50116 - Diploma of SurveyingReplaces superseded equivalent CPP50112 Diploma of Surveying. 05/May/2016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
AHCLPW404A - Produce maps for land management purposesProduce maps for land management purposes Elective
BSBOHS509A - Ensure a safe workplaceEnsure a safe workplace Elective
CPCCSV5007A - Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projectsUndertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects Elective
CPPCMN4002B - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
CPPSIS4038A - Prepare and present GIS dataPrepare and present GIS data Elective
CPPSIS5031A - Plan spatial data collection and validationPlan spatial data collection and validation Core
CPPSIS5033A - Implement a spatial information services project planImplement a spatial information services project plan Elective
CPPSIS5037A - Maintain complex spatial data systemsMaintain complex spatial data systems Elective
CPPSIS5040A - Collate and interpret spatial dataCollate and interpret spatial data Elective
CPPSIS5043A - Design a spatial data storage systemDesign a spatial data storage system 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 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician  20/Feb/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3121-15 Surveying And Cartographic Associate 20/Feb/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0311 Geomatic Engineering 20/Feb/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 27/Nov/2012 
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Modification History

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

Description

Qualification requirements 

This qualification applies to those who provide guidance in surveying activity. They analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative and conceptual competencies. Their knowledge base may be highly specialised or broad within the surveying field and they may be responsible for group outcomes.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

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

Communication 

  • discuss vocational issues effectively with colleagues
  • impart knowledge and ideas through oral, written and visual means
  • apply literacy skills to:
  • assess and use workplace information
  • locate and interpret legislation and other written documentation
  • prepare and manage documentation and information flow
  • read and write key performance reports, including technical reports
  • research and evaluate (high level) in order to source surveying or spatial information services (SSIS) educational information
  • document project objectives, deliverables, constraints, principal work activities and equipment requirements according to spatial data specifications and client requirements
  • implement and maintain agreed communication processes between project members, clients and other stakeholders
  • complete required documentation promptly, accurately and according to organisational guidelines
  • implement and apply agreed communication processes between project members, clients and other stakeholders

Teamwork 

  • relate to people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with a range of physical and mental abilities
  • present project specifications to relevant personnel
  • inform relevant personnel of the results according to organisational guidelines

Problem solving 

  • evaluate spatial information to apply knowledge to plan future collection requirements
  • scope spatial data acquisition requirements
  • analyse client instructions to determine specific needs and spatial data requirements
  • evaluate available collection options
  • research and adhere to pertinent legal and statutory standards
  • create, extract and output information from engineering plans
  • spatial skills to:
  • understand the holistic implications of height, depth, breadth, dimension, direction and position to actual operational activity and virtual representation
  • exercise precision and accuracy in relation to surveying
  • solve complex problems relating to height, depth, breadth, dimension, direction and position in actual operational activity and virtual representation
  • design and interpret technical documentation

Initiative and enterprise 

  • select preferred option on the basis of client needs and organisational capability and priorities
  • develop spatial data collection and validation plan
  • create survey drawings using suitable software

Planning and organising 

  • plan spatial data collection and validation
  • plan the processes and procedures involved in undertaking field surveys, including access, layout, development and provision of services, according to organisational and OHS guidelines
  • organise resources for survey operations
  • prepare computer-aided design environment
  • implement project management mechanisms to measure, record and report progress of activities in relation to the agreed schedule and plans
  • archive spatial data according to project specifications

Self-management 

  • delegate duties
  • prioritise activities
  • adhere to OHS requirements throughout the conduct of design and drawing procedures

Learning 

  • train others in spatial precision techniques
  • update skills and knowledge to accommodate changes in operating environment and equipment
  • apply knowledge of terminology and nomenclature applicable to surveying

Technology 

  • use a computer (high technical user level) to develop business documentation
  • create survey drawings using suitable software
  • conduct operational elements of surveying operations
  • understand and apply high-level, relevant engineering-related tasks and associated computations

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:

  • 16 units of competency:
  • 7 core units
  • 9 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 9 units from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be chosen from Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications in CPP07 or another current Training Package or accredited course.

Core units 

CPPSIS5031A

Plan spatial data collection and validation

CPPSIS5047A

Conduct an advanced GNSS data collection and set out survey

CPPSIS5048A

Conduct an engineering survey

CPPSIS5050A

Create engineering drawings

CPPSIS5053A

Perform advanced surveying computations

CPPSIS5054A

Perform geodetic surveying computations

CPPSIS5058A

Conduct geodetic surveying

Elective units 

AHCLPW404A

Produce maps for land management purposes

BSBOHS509A

Ensure a safe workplace

CPCCSV5007A

Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects

CPPCMN4002B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CPPSIS4038A

Prepare and present GIS data

CPPSIS5033A

Implement a spatial information services project plan

CPPSIS5037A

Maintain complex spatial data systems

CPPSIS5040A

Collate and interpret spatial data

CPPSIS5043A

Design a spatial data storage system

CPPSIS5044A

Develop a subdivision survey design for local government approval

CPPSIS5045A

Undertake spatial process improvement to reduce costs and improve service

CPPSIS5046A

Design a stormwater system

CPPSIS5049A

Conduct an engineering surveying project

CPPSIS5051A

Apply land and planning law to surveying

CPPSIS5052A

Integrate surveying datasets

CPPSIS5055A

Plan and conduct major survey expeditions

CPPSIS5056A

Design road and railway

CPPSIS5057A

Carry out a precision survey

CPPSIS5059A

Determine suitable information sources to create new spatial datasets

CPPSIS5060A

Use complex spreadsheets for spatial information

CPPSIS5061A

Locate underground services in surveying practice

CPPSIS5064A

Manipulate and analyse GIS data

CPPSIS6021A

Conduct open mine pit surveying

CPPSIS6022A

Create mine drawings

CPPSIS6033A

Conduct underground mine surveying

PSPLAND308A

Compile and check survey plans

RIIMEX405A

Apply and monitor systems and methods of surface coal mining

RIIRIS401A

Apply site risk management system

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