Course Title: Drawings & Drafting (Mechanical)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Drawings & Drafting (Mechanical)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in aerospace (mechanical) practices.
This course provides an introduction to computer aided drafting (CAD) applications, examples including pipelines; spur gears; material types, specifications and surface conditions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5385 Aerospace Drawing and Drafting

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH160 Drawings & Drafting (Mechanical)

Learning Outcomes

1. Draw pipelines using correct aerospace engineering symbols and conventions.
2. Draw spur gears using standard engineering drawing practice.
3. Apply correct surface texture conventions to an engineering drawing.
4. Apply material specifications and surface treatment conventions to for engineering drawings.
5. Prepare and discuss aerospace engineering drawing using a computer aided drafting (CAD) software package.
6. Co-ordinate and participate in the preparation of manual and / or computerised detailed drawings.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks.