Course Title: Produce basic engineering drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Produce basic engineering drawings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers producing drawings or similar graphical representations where the critical dimensions and associated tolerances and design specifications are predetermined.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings


1. Identify drawing requirements

2. Select drawing features

3. Prepare and detail drawings

4. Select physical dimensions and produce engineering parts list

5. Complete drawing documentation

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

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:

Assessment 1: Engineering and Workshop Terms test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20


Assessment 2: Drawing Portfolio

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30


Assessment 3: Drawing Test (open book)

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):  

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Engineering terms testDrawing portfolioDrawing test
1.1X X X
1.2X  XX
1.5 X
2.2 X
2.3 X
2.4 X
2.5 X
3.1 X
3.2 X
3.3 X
3.4 X
3.5 X 
3.6 XX
4.1 X 
4.2 X 
5.1 X 
5.2 X 
5.3 X