• LGAPLEM512A - Provide geographic information systems data

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LGAPLEM512A
Provide geographic information systems data

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Version 1.0
Issue Date: December 2018


This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in councils of all sizes. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which councils must operate is essential. The unique nature of councils, as a tier of government directed by elected members and reflecting the needs of local communities, must be appropriately reflected.

This unit covers developing and applying data management and analytical tools to produce specified outcomes.

You may want to include more information here about the target group and the purpose of the assessments (eg formative, summative, recognition)

Prerequisites

Not applicable.


Employability Skills

This unit contains employability skills.




Evidence Required

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Overview of assessment requirements

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the Elements to the required performance level detailed in the Performance Criteria. The knowledge and skill requirements described in the Range Statement must also be demonstrated. For example, knowledge of the legislative framework and safe work practices that underpin the performance of the unit are also required to be demonstrated.

Critical aspects of evidence to be considered

The demonstrated ability to:

consider integrity of data

ensure end result meets customer needs, including time frames.

Context of assessment

Assessment of performance requirements in this unit should be undertaken within the context of the local government framework. Competency is demonstrated by performance of all stated criteria applicable to the workplace environment, within the scope of the Range Statement.

Method of assessment

The following assessment methods are suggested:

observation of the learner performing a range of workplace tasks over sufficient time to demonstrate handling of a range of contingencies

written and/or oral questioning to assess knowledge and understanding

completion of workplace documentation

third-party reports from experienced practitioners

completion of self-paced learning materials including personal reflection and feedback from trainer, coach or supervisor

Evidence required for demonstration of consistent performance

Evidence should be gathered over a period of time in a range of actual or simulated management environments.

Resource implications

Access to a workplace or simulated case study that provides the following resources:

relevant hardware and software such as geographic information systems, CAD, desktop publishing, desktop mapping, spreadsheets, word processing, multimedia, graphic animation, plotters, printers and terminals


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit

Required Skills

analysing options

researching and accessing information

attention to detail

negotiating with customers

Required Knowledge

database structures

scripting and commands

line instructions and programming

operating systems

SQL or other generic query language

relationship of spatial features of database

specific geographic information systems software, such as Genamap, MapInfo or ArcInfo

potential inaccuracies and problems

internal and external policies and practices relating to custodianship of data, pricing and access including industry standards, statutory requirements and council policies

legislation relating to trade practices, copyright, intellectual property, local government acts, roads act and freedom of information legislation.

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The Range Statement relates to the Unit of Competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording in the Performance Criteria is detailed below.

End users may be:

council departments

residents and rate payers

real estate agents

general public

council management

elected members

state and federal departments

neighbouring councils

bus companies

statutory bodies including land titles office

land information council

utilities

End result specification may include:

graph

map

table

equations

parameters

Data may include:

graphical

spatial

textual

hard copy and paper documents, including work registers, rate books, plans and maps

computer records using applications programs (databases, spreadsheets and accounting packages) relating to physical or virtual features, including council assets, community facilities, demographic data, census data, property ownership, property boundaries, zonings, organisations, rateable land, dog ownership, bus routes, property classifications, utilities and services and council facilities

External sources of data sets may include:

other councils

water authority

telecommunications industry

gas authority

electricity authority

land titles office

valuer general

private industry

land information council

street directory companies

surveys

orthophotography

Internal sources of data sets may include:

old plans

rates books

deeds books

transaction books

surveys

aerial photographs

Industry standards may include:

protocols

de facto standards

confidentiality

privacy

Procedures for manipulation of data sets may include:

command lines

SQL or other generic query language

scripts

programming language

Integrity of data may include:

accuracy

quality, which may be affected by age or condition of hard copy documents

currency

completeness

resolution

confidence limits

scale

Outcome may include:

information for external or internal client

creation of map layer

building up elements of database

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Specific problem or question is clarified in consultation with end user to establish end result specifications . 
Information required to achieve result is defined and required data sets are correctly determined. 
Availability of required data sets is ascertained through research of internal and external sources . 
Custodianship of data is confirmed and access and pricing are determined. 
Data is obtained in line with industry standards, statutory requirements and council policy. 
Where appropriate, procedures are developed to capture data. 
Data is assessed for integrity to determine suitability for task. 
Disparities between data sets are investigated and resolved to ensure integrity of data used. 
Appropriate standard query is selected. 
Selected query is run to achieve required outcome . 
Appropriate data validation procedures are determined. 
Outcome is validated in line with predetermined procedures. 
Procedures to refine model or analytical procedures are developed. 
End user is consulted regarding suitability of outcome and amendments are negotiated as necessary. 
Specific problem or question is clarified in consultation with end user to establish end result specifications . 
Information required to achieve result is defined and required data sets are correctly determined. 
Availability of required data sets is ascertained through research of internal and external sources . 
Custodianship of data is confirmed and access and pricing are determined. 
Data is obtained in line with industry standards, statutory requirements and council policy. 
Where appropriate, procedures are developed to capture data. 
Data is assessed for integrity to determine suitability for task. 
Disparities between data sets are investigated and resolved to ensure integrity of data used. 
Appropriate standard query is selected. 
Selected query is run to achieve required outcome . 
Appropriate data validation procedures are determined. 
Outcome is validated in line with predetermined procedures. 
Procedures to refine model or analytical procedures are developed. 
End user is consulted regarding suitability of outcome and amendments are negotiated as necessary. 

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