Course Title: Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6136 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 180

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5195

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: catherine.ciavarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies outcomes required to produce two and three-dimensional drawings in accordance with standard industry practice and to a level suitable for building permit approval applications. It includes the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications and to produce working drawings for residential buildings (BCA Classes 1 and 10).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21596 Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings

Elements:

1. Produce sketches and drawings
 

2. Read and interpret plans and specifications for a residential building
 

3. Produce draft working drawings
 

4. Produce a set of working drawings


Learning Outcomes

This unit of competency supports the attainment of the skills and knowledge required for building designers to produce working drawings for residential buildings (BCA Classes 1 and 10) within the context of relevant legislation, the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Australian Standards.


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques fully replicate building design workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures. Holistic or project-based assessment with other related units is recommended.

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to:
• comply with OHS regulations applicable to workplace operations
• apply organisational policies and procedures, including quality assurance requirements where applicable
• produce two and three-dimensional drawings for residential building projects, including at least one orthographic, one isometric and one perspective drawing
• complete working drawings to industry standard and as determined by the project brief.