Course Title: Produce working drawings for commercial buildings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6136 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Produce working drawings for commercial buildings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 180

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5196

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
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 commercial buildings (Building Code of
Australia Classes 2 to 9).
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification
requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
However this unit forms part of a minimum qualification
requirement for registration with the Building

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VU21596



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21597 Produce working drawings for commercial buildings

Elements:

1. Produce preliminary drawings

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

3. Produce preliminary 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 commercial buildings (BCA Classes 2
to 9) within the context of relevant legislation, the BCA and
Australian Standards.

1. Produce preliminary drawings
1.1 Simple two and three-dimensional preliminary drawings
are created using architectural drawing conventions
and in compliance with relevant legislation.
1.2 Sectional drawings of simple structural elements are
created using architectural drawing conventions.
1.3 Essential information is recorded on drawings with
symbols and abbreviations according to architectural
drawing conventions.
2. Read and interpret plans and specifications for a
commercial building
2.1 Relevant plans and specifications are identified to
develop a set of working drawings.
2.2 Key information is located, interpreted and articulated
according to relevant specifications and relevant
legislation.
2.3 Advice is sought from client and other stakeholders,
when required, to articulate and clarify any issues.
3. Produce preliminary working drawings
3.1 Requirements and criteria for preliminary working
drawings are interpreted according to the scope of the
job being undertaken.
3.2 Preliminary working drawings with annotated
construction details are completed in accordance with
the relevant legislation.
4. Produce a set of working drawings
4.1 Scope of works and time frame for completion of
drawings is negotiated and agreed.
4.2 Working drawings are completed to meet architectural
conventions and in accordance with the relevant
legislation.
4.3 Detailed specifications are included on working
drawings and are completed to architectural
conventions.
4.4 Working drawings are checked for consistency of
presentation, cross-referencing and accuracy and to
ensure compliance with relevant legislation.


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 replicate building design
workplace conditions, materials, activities,
responsibilities and procedures.
Holistic or project-based assessment with other related
units is recommended.