Qualification details

CPP30112 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CPP30111 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information ServicesOverall number of units required for qualification remains unchanged, but core units reduced from 7 to 5 by moving the following two core units to the elective pool: CPPSIS3011A Apply map presentation principles and CPPSIS3002A Store and retrieve spatial data (which has however been replaced by CPPSIS4022A Store and retrieve spatial data). Changed outcome for some native CPP07 core units. Imported core unit updated. Native and imported elective units updated. 26/Nov/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to CPP30216 - Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information ServicesReplaces superseded equivalent CPP30112 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services. 05/May/2016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
BSBCUS301B - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
BSBFLM305C - Support operational planSupport operational plan Elective
BSBFLM309C - Support continuous improvement systems and processesSupport continuous improvement systems and processes Elective
BSBPMG510A - Manage projectsManage projects Elective
CPPCMN3001B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
CPPCMN3003A - Contribute to workplace safety arrangementsContribute to workplace safety arrangements Core
CPPSIS2011A - Prepare for work in the spatial information services industryPrepare for work in the spatial information services industry Elective
CPPSIS3011A - Apply map presentation principlesApply map presentation principles Elective
CPPSIS3013A - Support spatial process improvementSupport spatial process improvement Elective
CPPSIS3014A - Respond to client spatial enquiryRespond to client spatial enquiry Core
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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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Property - Surveying and Spatial Information Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Junior Technical Officer 

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 514 Certificate III 27/Nov/2012 
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Modification History

Overall number of units required for qualification remains unchanged, but core units reduced from 7 to 5 by moving the following two core units to the elective pool: CPPSIS3011A Apply map presentation principles and CPPSIS3002A Store and retrieve spatial data (which has however been replaced by CPPSIS4022A Store and retrieve spatial data).

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

Description

Qualification requirements 

This qualification applies to those who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. Under supervision, they may be responsible for operational surveying or spatial information services (SSIS) activity, including supporting a team.

The qualification is suitable for VET in Schools programs and 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 in a clear and concise manner in both written and verbal modes
  • apply literacy skills to:
  • assess and use workplace information
  • interpret and understand basic legal, financial, procedural and technical requirements
  • process workplace documentation
  • read and record data
  • record spatial data in index according to organisational guidelines
  • record and report discrepancies between specifications and actual activities
  • record administrative and legal requirements for spatial data
  • report any occurrence in the work area which may affect the safety and efficiency of operations to appropriate personnel
  • complete spatial business documentation according to established work procedures and organisational guidelines
  • provide appropriate information and follow-up on a variety of predictable issues
  • address client in a courteous and businesslike manner

Teamwork 

  • relate to people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with a range of physical and mental abilities
  • assist relevant personnel in the data-collection process
  • apply interpersonal skills e.g. cooperation and flexibility
  • work within a team in a range of SSIS activities
  • work with others in performing set task requirements
  • work with others on site to perform key organisational requirements within an SSIS framework
  • advise co-workers and supervisors of work implications, where appropriate
  • carry out support tasks under direction and according to specifications

Problem solving 

  • identify and describe different types of maps
  • identify nature and type of spatial enquiry
  • apply spatial skills to understand implications of height, depth, breadth, dimension and position to actual operational activity and virtual representation
  • perform key organisational requirements within a spatial information services framework, working from site drawings and specifications
  • determine and mark surface positions according to accepted standards using information available from site drawings and references

Initiative and enterprise 

  • interpret and create simple maps
  • interpret and act upon available information using discretion and judgement
  • apply analytical skills
  • assess client needs in routine matters
  • restore site as near as practicable to original condition

Planning and organising 

  • apply purpose, application and scope of cartography in the context of the project objective
  • allocate a priority for enquiries regarding additional spatial research
  • document metadata according to accepted industry standards
  • collect basic data through a range of methods
  • update relevant files and records
  • plan and adhere to OHS requirements

Self-management 

  • use time management skills
  • use personal protective equipment according to OHS guidelines
  • prioritise daily activities
  • establish client spatial requirements and degree of urgency

Learning 

  • update skills and knowledge to accommodate changes in:
  • client enquiries
  • field support services
  • equipment and operating procedures

Technology 

  • use computers and software systems (basic)
  • use spatial reference systems to measure, locate and plot features on maps
  • use indexing system to locate basic spatial data source
  • use a range of equipment in the field safely and accurately
  • perform a range of basic activities in the use of information technology and equipment within a spatial information handling framework
  • select equipment, supplies and spatial information services technologies according to task requirements
  • check equipment to ensure it is in safe working order
  • organise repair work for unsafe or faulty tools and equipment
  • operate appropriate equipment according to task requirements and manufacturer specifications

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:

  • 11 units of competency:
  • 5 core units
  • 6 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 6 units from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be chosen from other Certificate II, III or IV qualifications in CPP07 or another current Training Package or accredited course.

Core units 

CPPCMN3003A

Contribute to workplace safety arrangements

CPPSIS3014A

Respond to client spatial enquiry

CPPSIS3015A

Collect spatial data

CPPSIS3020A

Perform basic surveying computations

RIISTD201A

Read and interpret maps

Elective units 

BSBCUS301B

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFLM305C

Support operational plan

BSBFLM309C

Support continuous improvement systems and processes

BSBPMG510A

Manage projects

CPPCMN3001B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CPPSIS2011A

Prepare for work in the spatial information services industry

CPPSIS3011A

Apply map presentation principles

CPPSIS3013A

Support spatial process improvement

CPPSIS3016A

Provide field support services

CPPSIS3017A

Select, operate and maintain equipment and supplies

CPPSIS3018A

Transfer personnel and loads

CPPSIS3019A

Perform basic drafting

CPPSIS4022A

Store and retrieve spatial data

CPPSIS4026A

Read and interpret image data

CPPSIS4030A

Operate surveying equipment

HLTFA301C

Apply first aid

ICAICT203A

Operate application software packages

RIIRIS301B

Apply risk management processes

TLIC2025A

Operate four wheel drive vehicle

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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