Course Title: Create engineering drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5236 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Create engineering drawings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to create and output two-dimensional (2-D) engineering drawings using suitable surveying software. It requires high-level technical application and the ability to apply theoretical concepts to a range of surveying data specifications. Functions would be carried out within organisational guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSIS5020A Create engineering drawings


1 Prepare computer-aided design (CAD) environment.

2 Create 2-D engineering drawings or three-dimensional (3-D) models.

3 Produce output.

4 Finalise the task.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of:
• applying known solutions to a range of problems
• applying mathematical principles and skills to a range of surveying-related problems
• assessing and recording information from varied engineering sources
• performing a range of tasks where choice between a substantial range of options is required
• understanding mathematical concepts and techniques
• understanding operational knowledge in a broad range of CAD environments
• understanding terms used in calculations
• understanding the purpose of numerically solving surveying problems
• taking responsibility for own outputs in work and learning.