Course Title: Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4204 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Anna Galluzzo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BCGBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings


1. Identify types of drawings and their purposes.

2. Apply commonly used symbols and abbreviations.

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

4. Identify and locate key features on drawings.

5. Correctly read and interpret specifications.

6. Identify non-structural aspects to the specification.

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.