Course Title: Perform basic drafting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3288 Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Perform basic drafting

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use basic computer-aided design (CAD) program functions and features to produce drawings. It requires the ability to operate computer applications correctly in order to perform the required tasks of a spatial project. Functions would be carried out under supervision and within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS3009A Perform basic drafting


1 Determine drafting requirements.

2 Gather object parameters and measurements.

3 Prepare plots or drawings.

4 Check drawings and save files

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• using basic features of a CAD program to produce drawing features such as points
• organising own workload
• team work
• using a variety of desktop applications
• using a variety of features available within a spatial information system.