Credit points: 0

Subject outline

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret maps, plans and drawings and to prepare a simple map or plan.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points0

Subject Co-ordinatorMaddy Maitri

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWritten work and practical demonstration

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in Certificate IV in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Through classroom and practical activities students will be able to1.1 Find out what types of maps, plans and drawings are used to support cultural heritage work tasks.1.2 Check and interpret key features of maps and site plans and commonly used symbols and abbreviations.1.3 Explain function of the legend.1.4 Check and explain natural and human-made features on maps, plans and drawings.
02. Explain the orientation of sites.2.2 Follow a map or plan to find identified features in the real world.2.3 Calculate real world distances using maps and plans with a range of scales.
03. Prepare a simple map or plan, including selecting tools and equipment and a workable scale, key and abbreviations.3.2 Take real world measurements and record features on a drawing.3.3 Use field notes and measures to draw a local area map.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 05-50, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaddy Maitri

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 8 - 50
Twenty 1.00 hour block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*


N/APortfolioIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3