Course Title: Use extended features of CAD

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5232 Diploma of Engineering Drafting

Course Title: Use extended features of CAD

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers the necessary skills and knowledge to use CAD to produce multi-view, multi-scale detail and assembly drawings to AS 1100, including the creation and use of library parts and the use of third party software.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM30001A - Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings
EDX060B – Prepare basic mechanical and structural steel drawings to AS 1100
EDX150B – Use standard office computer software for technical applications 

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDX120B Use extended features of CAD


• Produce multi-view and multi-scale drawings
• Manipulate the coordinate system
• Create and use library parts and files
• Attach attribute data to library parts
• Extract and manipulate data from a drawing
• Construct assembly drawings to AS 1100 by the use of library files
• Remove unnecessary information from the drawings database
• Import/export current CAD drawing files into an unchanged recognized interchange format and to recover damaged files

Learning Outcomes

Refer to the Learning Package on the Learning Hub.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction