Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2018

Course Code: GRAP6354C

Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

School: 320T Architecture & Urban Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4355 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Contact: Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: interiors@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Lecturer: Hoda Afra

hoda.afra@rmit.edu.au

 

 

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to produce technical drawings that meet required standards and conventions.

It applies to individuals who use technical drawings in various contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAACD302 Produce computer-aided drawings

Element:

1. Prepare for computer-aided drawing work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Clarify drawing requirements in concept or project information

1.2 Identify hardware, software, tools and equipment required for computer-aided design and drafting projects

1.3 Set up hardware and software according to operating instructions and organisational procedures

1.4 Identify and retrieve digitised information relevant to projects

Element:

2. Gather object parameters and/or measurements

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Establish and record critical dimensions and data for required designs

2.2 Identify requirements in relation to accuracy, tolerances and other key information

Element:

3. Prepare plots or drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Access and use CADD functions and features according to operating instructions

3.2 Access and use peripheral equipment required for projects

3.3 Prepare and review preliminary drawings in consultation with relevant people

Element:

4. Finalise drawings

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Check designs against project objectives and specifications according to organisational procedures

4.2 Identify and make required adjustments to designs based on review and consultation with relevant people

4.3 Store data files according to operating instructions and organisational procedures

4.4 Submit final drawings within agreed time parameters


Learning Outcomes


Evidence of the ability to:

  • produce technical drawings which:
  • show a command of selected techniques
  • adhere to technical drawing standards and conventions satisfy specified drawing purposes and concepts
  • follow workplace procedures and safety requirements
  • use feedback from others to refine and produce final drawings
  • meet deadlines.

 Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry
style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.
The delivery mode will be face to face.
In class activities will include:
• design activities or projects
• group discussion
• online research
• independent project based work
• site visits (observations)
• studio practice

Out of class activities may include:
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed activities/projects
• site visits (observations)
• online activities


Teaching Schedule

Part Time Students teaching schedule: 

Week No.Session ContentsElementsProject Work / Assignments / Assessment Tasks
1Introduction to AutoCAD
● Installing AutoCAD
● Setup workspace
● Drawing methods – direct distance, relative Cartesian, relative polar
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
2CAD drafting
● Setup workspace
● Drawing methods – direct distance, relative Cartesian, relative polar
● Osnap, Otrack
● Brief Task 1 - In-Class tests
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
Brief Task 1 test - week 6 & 10
3CAD drafting
● Setup workspace
● Offset, trim, extend
● Object Snap, Object Snap Tracking
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
4CAD drafting
● Text, dimensioning, multileaders
● Copy, move, mirror
● Selection methods
● AutoCAD Workflow – drafting – annotation – printing.
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
5No Class due to Open Day preperation  
6Task 1 - first in-class test
CAD drafting
● Layers, linetypes, lineweights
● AutoCAD Workflow – drafting – annotation – printing.
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.4
Task 1 test - week 6 & 10
7CAD drafting
● Briefing for Task 2 - Montague St plan & elevations
● Dimensions, Text, Multileaders
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
task 2 due week 12
8CAD drafting
● stretch
● hatch
● Windows & Doors
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
9CAD drafting
● Audit form and process
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
10In class test1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.4
Task 1 test
msbMID SEMESTER BREAK
msbMID SEMESTER BREAK
11CAD drafting
● feedback from test
● Briefing on Task 3 - Bathroom documentation
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
12studio class1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.4
Task 2 due
13studio class1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
14studio class1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
15studio class1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.3
 
16LAST CLASS
task 3 due
1.1-1.4
2.1-2.2
3.1-3.3
4.1-4.4
Task 3 due
Note: Schedule is subject to change dependent on student requirements.

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students. The Library has

produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject

specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • equipment and materials required to produce technical drawings
  • documented technical drawing requirements
  • workplace documentation
  • relevant people.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.


Assessment Tasks

Full Time Students:

Assessment Task 1 -  In class drawing tests of plan and elevations.

Assessment Task 2 - Drawing of plan, elevations and sections.

Assessment Task 3 - Bathroom details

 

 

This course is delivered in accordance with competency based assessment (see list below), but also utilises graded assessment

CHD: Competent with High Distinction (4 GPA)

CDI: Competent with Distinction (3 GPA)

CC: Competent with Credit (2 GPA)

CAG: Competency Achieved – Graded (1 GPA)

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did Not Submit for Assessment

 


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the learning management system (myRMIT).

 

Other Information

Attendance

The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend

all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to be successful in this course.

Feedback

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on

how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Student feedback at RMIT:

Pick the following link to access the Student feedback webpage

(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse/Staff/Workplace%20essentials/Student,%20program%20and%20course%20administration/;ID=km6d4uzduuom;STATUS=A; and, 

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/rights-and-responsibilities/communication-and-feedback)

Student Progress

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.

Pick the following link to access the academic progress webpage: 

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/academic-progress

Cover Sheet for Submissions

You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges

that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works: 

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/information-for/students-at-partners-outside-australia/services-and-study-resources/assignment-cover-sheet

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)

All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level.

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.

Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration 

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/special-consideration

Further links Application for extension of time 

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/extensions-of-time-for-submission-of-assessable-work

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.

Pick the following link for more information Academic Integrity

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/rights-and-responsibilities/academic-integrity

 

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