Course Title: Prepare basic mechanical and structural engineering drawings to AS 1100

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Prepare basic mechanical and structural engineering drawings to AS 1100

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare basic mechanical and structural engineering drawings to the current Australian Drawing Standard, AS 1100.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDX060B Prepare basic mechanical and structural engineering drawings to AS 1100


1. Interpret drawings produced using first angle and third angle orthogonal projection methods.

2. Produce drawings of simple mechanical engineering components to AS 1100.

3. Produce three dimensional views of simple mechanical engineering components.

4. Draw sectional views to AS 1100 of simple mechanical engineering components.

5. Use Steel Sections Handbooks in the identification of steel members and derivation of dimensions.

6. Extract appropriate data from basic design information to draw, label and dimension structural steel connections.

7. Detail simple beams and columns.

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