Course Title: Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4308 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Course Title: Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency supports the needs of project managers, site managers, estimators, forepersons and other plumbing and services and building and construction industry personnel who have a responsibility for preparing architectural drawings from project briefs, sketches, drawings and plans for residential and commercial construction projects. The drawings produced and notations included should conform to Australian standards and drawing protocols.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPCM4003A Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software


1. Create a drawing template file.

2. Produce architectural drawings to relevant Australian standards.

3. Edit drawings components.

4. Plot CAD drawings.

5. Save and back up files.

6. Import files.

Learning Outcomes

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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.