Course Title: Prepare reinforced concrete drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5232 Diploma of Engineering Drafting

Course Title: Prepare reinforced concrete drawings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to interpret and use relevant concrete standards and codes to produce drawings for the detailing of reinforced concrete elements of buildings in accordance with accepted practices as outlined in AS 1100.501 and AS 3600.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX060 – Prepare basic mechanical and civil engineering drawings to AS 1100

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDC070B Prepare reinforced concrete drawings


• Use relevant codes and current local practice in the production of reinforced concrete drawing related to the proper placement of reinforcement.
• Draw concrete outlines using plans, sections, views and details.
• Identify, labelling and dimension reinforcement
• Draw bar types and shapes, hooks, cogs, bends.
• Display bars and fabric with reference to other reinforcement, other elements, requirements of appropriate cover
• Use appropriate system of bar markings to identify reinforcement
• Prepare bar schedules and calculation of steel quantities.
• Determine appropriate splice length and anchorage lengths to satisfy various conditions.
• Detail construction and expansion joints

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