Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5252 Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology

Course Title: Produce computer-aided drawings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

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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. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings


1.  Determine drawing requirements

2.  Select and set up CADD package

3.  Gather object parameters and/or measurements

4.  Prepare plots or drawings

5.  Check drawings and save files

Learning Outcomes

Allow for contextualisation to a particular industry context.

Overview of Assessment

The following evidence is critical to the judgement of competence in this unit:

   -  ability to use the standard features and functions of a CADD program to produce drawings

   -  knowledge of CADD capabilities and uses in relation to the specific industry context.