Course Title: Builders' Working Drawings 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Builders' Working Drawings 3

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Warwick Brewster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

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Course Description

To provide the participant with skills and knowledge required to read, interpret plans and specification, undertake drafting and sketching for commercial buildings up to an effective height of 25m and industrial buildings

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

ARCH 5095 Builders’ Working Drawings 2 (ABC062) –pre-requisite
BUIL5203 Timber Framing Design (ABC105) – pre-requisite
BUIL 5223 Construction 3 (ABC003)– co-requisites

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC063 Builders' Working Drawings 3

Learning Outcomes

This course provides the learners the following knowledge & skills and be able to:
• Read and interpret plans and specifications, structural engineering drawings, soil tests, shop drawings (steel fabrication) survey plans and levels plan for temporary structures and works.
• Draw building plans, details, sections and 3D sketches relating to the main components of construction and finishes.
• Demonstrate the knowledge and drawing ability to complete satisfactory a set of working drawings and specifications for a factory and office complex. As preparation for this task, students could prepare a research journal comprising a record of site visits, photographs, 3D sketches and sections, shall be completed to a satisfactory standard. There should be a clear relationship between this construction detailing research and the final working drawings

Overview of Assessment

Final folio of working drawings