The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and units selected and how long individual students take to reach the required competency level.
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This course requires students to access geographical information and incorporate it onto maps for use in land management. It relates to extracting, comparing and manipulating data in response to customer requests. It supports those whose job role includes preparing maps by hand or by using geographical information systems (GIS) for land management purposes. Students are assessed using a range of methods including quizzes, a portfolio of mapping activities, projects, and activity and communication logs.
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
2023 fees for this course are $2,700.00.
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Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
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What will I study?
To achieve the vocational training program VTP391 - GIS and Mapping a total of two (2) units of competency must be completed as listed below.
Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.
The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 180.
|Code||Module/Unit of Competency||Hours|
|UNITS OF COMPETENCY|
|CPPSSI5064||Conduct complex spatial data analysis||60|
|AHCLPW410||Produce maps for land management purposes||120|
|Total nominal hours for the training program||180|
There are no entry requirements to this course. Available by direct entry. Students will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake this program.
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This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.
Location and study mode
Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Study Mode: Online
Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.
|Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).|
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How to apply
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Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
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Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
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