Course Title: Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6114 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Course Title: Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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 2013,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254468

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Course Description

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply functions of computer-aided design (CAD) software programs that are typically used in the production of detail drawings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements


1. Confirm drawing requirements

2. Identify key features of CAD software

3. Access software and set up for drawing work

4. Produce basic drawing elements

5. Complete CAD operations

Learning Outcomes

Not Applicable

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to use CAD software to produce graphics commonly used in drafting work.

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package.
Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards.
Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor.
Feedback will be provided throughout the course.To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task
detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.