Course Title: Read and interpret plans and specifications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1062 Certificate I in Construction

Course Title: Read and interpret plans and specifications

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 36

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager - Building, Spatial and Civil

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Elements:

1. Identify types of drawings and their functions.

2. Recognise amendments.

3. Recognise commonly used symbols and abbreviations.

4. Locate and identify key features on a site plan.

5. Identify project requirements.

6. Read and interpret job specifications.


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.