Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5233

Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5768C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a range of CADD program functions and features to produce drawings. People working in many industries require the skills and knowledge in this unit, and the unit is written to allow for contextualisation to a particular industry context. Within the cultural industries this unit is relevant for people working across multiple sectors. The focus of this unit is on the
technical skills required to operate CADD, and design skills are found in other units within the Visual Arts Craft and Design Training Package.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS03A Produce computer-aided drawings

Elements:

1.  Determine drawing requirements

2.  Select and set up CADD package

3.  Gather object parameters and/or meansurements

4.  Prepare plots or drawings

5.  Check drawings and save files


Learning Outcomes

The unit is written to allow for contextualisation to a particular industry context. Within the cultural industries this unit is relevant for people working across multiple sectors.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment context must provide for: 
   • practical demonstration of skills using an industrycurrent CADD program to develop drawings for a specific workplace purpose
Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:
   • evaluation of drawings produced by the candidate
   • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of CADD features and functions
   • review of portfolios of evidence
   • third party workplace reports of performance by the candidate
Assessment methods should closely reflect workplace demands and the needs of particular groups (eg people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties eg speakers of languages other than English, remote communities and those with interrupted schooling).