Qualification details

CPP50212 - Diploma of Spatial Information Services (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPP50211 - Diploma of Spatial Information ServicesChanged outcome for all native CPP07 core units. Native and imported elective units updated. 26/Nov/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to CPP50216 - Diploma of Spatial Information ServicesReplaces superseded equivalent CPP50212 Diploma of Spatial Information Services. 05/May/2016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
AHCLPW404A - Produce maps for land management purposesProduce maps for land management purposes Elective
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBITU402A - Develop and use complex spreadsheetsDevelop and use complex spreadsheets Elective
BSBOHS509A - Ensure a safe workplaceEnsure a safe workplace Elective
BSBWOR502B - Ensure team effectivenessEnsure team effectiveness Elective
CPPCMN4002B - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
CPPSIS5031A - Plan spatial data collection and validationPlan spatial data collection and validation Core
CPPSIS5032A - Capture new spatial dataCapture new spatial data Core
CPPSIS5033A - Implement a spatial information services project planImplement a spatial information services project plan Core
CPPSIS5034A - Determine spatial data requirementsDetermine spatial data requirements 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  13/Nov/2013 
ANZSCO Identifier 512299 Practice Managers Nec 20/Feb/201312/Nov/2013
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3121-15 Surveying And Cartographic Associate 13/Nov/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3999-79 Associate Professionals Nec 20/Feb/201312/Nov/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 spatial information services 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 and spatial information services (SSIS) 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

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

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

Communication 

  • communicate data acquisition requirements to relevant personnel
  • communicate and consult effectively with clients and 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
  • read and write technical reports
  • research and evaluate

Teamwork 

  • relate to people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with a range of physical and mental abilities
  • work effectively as a team
  • apply team leadership skills
  • guide staff assisting in the data-collection process
  • allocate work to individuals matching known competency and capacity to work within organisational policy
  • consult relevant personnel to identify requirements for spatial data and constraints
  • refer exception reports to relevant personnel
  • encourage clients to evaluate spatial product and service options to satisfy their needs according to company requirements
  • work effectively with business contacts
  • advise co-workers and supervisors promptly of work implications

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
  • capture new data using a variety of methods
  • apply 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 terrain visualisations
  • solve complex problems relating to height, depth, breadth, dimension, direction and position in actual operational activity and virtual representation

Initiative and enterprise 

  • select preferred option on the basis of client needs and organisational capability and priorities
  • develop spatial data collection and validation plan
  • incorporate technical problems and management requirements and apply appropriate solutions to a range of data collection situations
  • apply creative and conceptual skills
  • create 2-D drawings
  • create and modify a 3-D model or digital elevation model
  • use a contour plan of an area for analytical purposes

Planning and organising 

  • plan spatial data collection and validation
  • plan and execute the data capture process in a supervisory capacity
  • prepare for data collection
  • schedule key activities and timelines with full consideration given to specification, available resources and organisational requirements
  • prepare 2-D or 3-D digital elevation model

Self-management 

  • delegate duties
  • prioritise activities
  • apply time management skills

Learning 

  • update skills and knowledge to accommodate changes in spatial data acquisition requirements and in operating environment and equipment
  • train others in spatial precision techniques

Technology 

  • use a computer (high technical user level) to complete business documentation
  • exercise precision and accuracy in relation to the use of electronic equipment
  • assess spatial computing platforms and software systems for suitability against specification

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

CPPSIS5032A

Capture new spatial data

CPPSIS5033A

Implement a spatial information services project plan

CPPSIS5036A

Integrate spatial datasets

CPPSIS5039A

Produce spatial project deliverables

CPPSIS5059A

Determine suitable information sources to create new spatial datasets

CPPSIS6040A

Develop 2-D and 3-D terrain visualisations

Elective units 

AHCLPW404A

Produce maps for land management purposes

BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBITU402A

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

BSBOHS509A

Ensure a safe workplace

BSBWOR502B

Ensure team effectiveness

CPPCMN4002B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CPPSIS5034A

Determine spatial data requirements

CPPSIS5035A

Obtain and validate spatial data

CPPSIS5037A

Maintain complex spatial data systems

CPPSIS5038A

Develop a complex spatial and aspatial database

CPPSIS5040A

Collate and interpret spatial data

CPPSIS5041A

Monitor and control the spatial components of projects

CPPSIS5042A

Maintain effective internal and external spatial communication networks

CPPSIS5043A

Design a spatial data storage system

CPPSIS5045A

Undertake spatial process improvement to reduce costs and improve service

CPPSIS5060A

Use complex spreadsheets for spatial information

CPPSIS5062A

Conduct photogrammetric mapping

CPPSIS5063A

Produce GIS data

CPPSIS5064A

Manipulate and analyse GIS data

ICAICT307A

Customise packaged software applications for clients

ICAICT308A

Use advanced features of computer applications

ICAICT409A

Develop macros and templates for clients using standard products

ICPKN315C

Apply knowledge and requirements of the multimedia sector

RIIRIS401A

Apply site risk management system

PSPLAND302A

Investigate tenure and land use history

PSPLAND501A

Review planning documents and environmental assessments

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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