Course Title: Read and interpret plans and specifications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3320 Certificate III in Carpentry

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.

Important Information:

NIL



Course Contact: Chris Hudson Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@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

Nil.



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

 Element  Chapter Reference  Content reference  Relevant Worksheets and Questions (by chapter)
 1 Identify types of drawings and their functions  Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications  Plans drawings and their functions   Worksheet 1 Q1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Worksheet 2 Q1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
 2 Recognise amendments  Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications    
 3 Recognise commonly used symbols and abbreviations  Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications  Commonly used symbols and abbreviations  Student activity 6.1 Student activity 6.2 Worksheet 3 Q1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
 4 Locate and identify key features on a site plan  Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications  Key features found on a site plan  Worksheet 4 Q1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
 5 Identify project requirements  Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications  Written specifications Student activity 6.3
6 Read and interpret job specifications Chapter 6: Plan interpretation and specifications Reading plans and documents  


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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.