Course Title: Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: PROC5232

Course Title: Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher:- Vettrivek Chinnadurai


Programme Manager:- Steven Bevan


Nominal Hours: 80

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


Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to create 2D and 3D wire frame and surface models and their representation on working drawings for engineering applications.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBP236 Use Advanced 2D and 3D CAD Techniques


Complete and report on drawing task

Performance Criteria:

1. OH&S requirements for completing the work are followed. 
2. Work site is made safe in accordance with established safety procedures. 
3.Equipment is shut down in accordance to enterprise procedures.
4. Drawing task is documented and appropriate personnel notified in accordance with enterprise procedures.


Perform drawing

Performance Criteria:

1. OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed
2. Equipment/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance with OH&S requirements.
3. Drawing task is carried out to industry standards and in accordance with enterprise procedures.
4. Decisions for dealing with unexpected situations are made from discussions with appropriate personnel, job specifications and enterprise procedures.
5. Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.


Prepare for drawing

Performance Criteria:

1. OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area are obtained and understood.
2. Established OH&S requirements and risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work area are followed.
3. Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel.
4. The extent of drawing task is determined from documentation or reports and from discussion with appropriate personnel.
5. Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others involved at the work site.
6. Resources and equipment needed for the drawing task are obtained in accordance with enterprise procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

Learning Outcomes

Prepare for drawing
Perform drawing
Complete and report on drawing task

Details of Learning Activities

Learner will perform to draw complex drawing using Advanced 2D techniques and 3D wire frame and surface modelling. assignment submission and class works will be assessed.

Teaching Schedule

SessiStarting Topicon NoWeek StartingTopic
1 12/02/2010 Introduction to Courses, Assessment, Reference Books, etc. revise 2D functions and commence Drawing 14.41 table bracket
2 19/02/2010 Drawing 14.41 table Bracket
 326/02/2010   Drawing 14.41 table Bracket 
  05/03/2010 Drawing 14.41 table Bracket 
 5 12/03/2010  Commence Drawing 3.59 Gear Box Cover 
 6  19/03/2010 Commence Drawing 3.59 Gear Box Cover 
  26/03/2010 Commence Drawing 3.59 Gear Box Cover 
 -  02/04/2010 TERM BREAK – NO CLASS 
 8  09/04/2010 Commence Drawing 3.59 Gear Box Cover 
 9 16/04/2010  Introduction to AUTO CAD 2009and its 3D features 
 10   23/04/2010 Preliminary exercises 1-3 (Blocks, Cylinders and Cones)
11   30/04/2010 Exercises 1-4 (clamp Block, Fabricated setting Block , Pump crank and Vee block) 
  12  07/05/2010 Exercises 5-8 ( Safety Bracket, MS Rod Bracket, CS Bracket and Socket)
 13 14/05/2010   Exercise 9 (Boolean Exercise)
  14 21/05/2010  Exercises 10-11 (Revolve Exercises 1 and 2 )
  15  28/05/2010 Exercises 12-13 ( Gear shift and Engine Valve)
  16  04/06/2010 Exercises 14 (Tow ball Cover)
 17   11/06/2010 Exercises 15 (Tow ball)

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Class Notes and Hand outs will be provided


Mastering AutoCAD 2009 by George Omura published byWiley publishing. Available in RMIT library


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Various written assignments/tests and practical exercises/projects

Assessment Tasks

This is a competency-based course. In Class Progressive exercises, you will be assessed on the skills you developed throughout the course, in particular your ability to understand computer aided drawing systems for the purpose of drawing in 2Dand 3D to represent engineering applications

Assessment Matrix

Other Information

In our  previous statical reports says, Student who attend more than 80% of their attendance Will pass this subject.

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