Course Title: Prepare structural steel shop drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Prepare structural steel shop drawings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret structural steel design drawings and relevant standards related to steel structures, extract relevant information, and apply it to detail drawings of components of steel structures. These drawings would be used for the fabrication of structural steel components.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX060B Prepare basic mechanical and structural engineering drawings to AS 1100.
EDC080B Prepare structural steel design drawings.
MEM30001A Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings.

National Competency Codes and Titles

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EDC090B Prepare structural steel shop drawings


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

2. Apply data from relevant codes.

3. Interpret structural steel line diagrams from design drawings.

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

5. Produce detail drawings for fabrication of various structural components in accordance with the design specifications.

Learning Outcomes

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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