Develop spatial databases

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPPSIS5038, 'Develop spatial databases'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.


Prepare for storage of spatial data.


Data storage objectives and constraints are identified and documented in consultation with appropriate persons.


Data design is analysed to determine components to be maintained according to task requirements.


Storage techniques to be used are determined and evaluated according to organisational requirements.


Administrative and legal requirements for data storage are complied with and recorded according to organisational requirements.


Work is allocated to appropriate persons and supervisory processes are implemented to ensure work is completed within time available.


Store spatial data.


Arrangements are put in place to create data indexes to assist in data retrieval and storage according to task requirements.


Spatial data is recorded in an index according to organisational requirements.


Method of spatial data storage is selected according to organisational requirements.


Spatial data is backed up according to organisational requirements.


Distribution method is determined to ensure that current data is available according to task and organisational requirements.


Access and retrieve spatial data.


Arrangements are put in place to use the indexing system to locate spatial data source.


Spatial data is accessed and if necessary translated into required format according to task requirements.


Manage contingencies.


Risk management plan is developed to identify risks, contingencies and possible solutions to anticipated spatial data storage and retrieval problems.


Risk and contingency plans are communicated to appropriate persons and, if necessary, implemented according to organisational requirements.