Course Title: Produce working drawings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: MKTG7847C

Course Title: Produce working drawings

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5325 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact: Sam Falanga

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 45

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to interpret plans, client specifications, and undertake basic architectural drafting to produce industry standard working drawings for retail and exhibition design spaces.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER510 Produce working drawings


1. Produce industry standard page layouts.

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Establish purpose and scope of the drawings. 1.2.Use and maintain drafting equipment and materials according to industry standards. 1.3.Select and use appropriate drawing instruments. 1.4.Ensure drafts reflect accurate lines of standard widths to delineate object and projection lines. 1.5.Apply line work in a range of different types and media, according to standard industry drawing practice. 1.6.Add letter text in a variety of formats and according to architectural conventions. 1.7.Identify and use different drawing scales. 1.8.Incorporate appropriate graphic symbols. 1.9.Add notations and dimensions to complete drawing.


2. Produce dimensional scale orthographic drawings.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Draft accurate layout, dimension and scale of orthographic projections of given objects. 2.2.Produce orthographic projections to industry standard.


3. Produce scale dimensional drawings of objects and interiors.

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Maintain accurate angles and proportions in isometric and axonometric projections according to orthographic drawings. 3.2.Maintain correct dimensions in all scale drawings.


4. Produce design solutions in response to client briefs.

Performance Criteria:

4.1.Describe object, space, scale and accurate dimensions in selected orthographic views. 4.2.Identify and produce appropriate projections to fulfil client briefs. 4.3.Complete rendered illustrations using axonometric or isometric projections according to client specifications.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Details of Learning Activities

There will be a range of learning activities in this unit, including*:
Demonstrations, presentations, including AV presentations, online Blackboard
Supervised studio/class activity, blended learning
Research and practical projects
*Some learning activities may include self-directed learning. Self-directed learning refers to organised activities that students undertake independently, either as individuals or with colleagues. This may include workplace research, library assignments, fieldwork, and work placements.

Assessment will be ongoing and cumulative.

Teaching schedule correct at time of publication but may be subject to change.

Teaching Schedule

Please note: Your teacher will cover all the content. Every effort will be made to adhere to this 16 week schedule, but there may be unforeseen circumstances that may mean that the weekly order is subject to change dependent on related projects and resources.


Competency Code & Title

 - Produce Working Drawings

WeekContent - Teaching Schedule for Technical Drawing - DraftingElements from the units addressed each weekAssessmentsValue 
1Course overview, Presentation stds Min. requirements,
Drawing equipment, Paper Types & sizes, Drawing test
1Title Block & text due week 2
2            Scale, Isometric drawing1, 2, 4

            Isometric drawing

Due week 3


            Introduction to AutoCAD

Line work



Due week 4

4Steps for making a dwg.
            drawing and editing commands
1, 2, 4Store working drawings

5Store plan with windows added1, 2, 4
6Store plans with doors added1, 2, 4
7Floor plan, further editing1, 2, 3, 4   

Floor plan layout, title block, notes

 1, 2, 3, 4       
9Dimensioning 1, 2, 3, 4   
10Layers, line types, hatching and printing pdf1, 2, 3, 4
11Plan of complete store 1, 2, 3, 4   
12 Store Elevations 1, 2, 3, 4   
13Create & add fit out components 1, 2, 3, 4   
14Reflected ceiling views1, 2, 3, 4   
15Annotations of final job1, 2, 3, 4   
16Submit final store working drawing1, 2, 3, 4

Final store working dwgs due

Folio of completed works






Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the Learning Hub at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information. A range of learning resources and references are provided throughout the year. 
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.

Amongst the library’s electronic resources is the ability to access for online tutorials and lessons. You may be given these tutorials (and other resources) to supplement your classroom learning. The University Library has extensive resources for Design students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies

The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian



Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills.
Assessment tasks are:
2 x major projects

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.

The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.  

Assessment Tasks

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills.
Asessment tasks are:
Major project 1
Major project 2 

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.

The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.

At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competencybased

assessment, but which also use graded assessment are:

CHD Competent with High Distinction

CDI Competent with Distinction

CC Competent with Credit

CAG Competency Achieved Graded

NYC Not Yet Competent

DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

Assessment Matrix

Elements    Folio                Shop drawing
1 Produce industry standard page layouts******
2 Produce dimensional scale orthographic drawings  ****
3 Produce scale dimensional axonometric and isometric drawings of retail objects and interiors    **
4 Produce design solutions in response to client briefs  ****
Required Skills     * 
Communicating ideas and information *****
Collecting analysing and organising information *****
Planning and organising activities *****
Working with others and in teams *****
Using mathematical ideas and techniques  ****
Solving problems *****
Using technology *****
Required Knowledge     * *
General knowledge of the elements and principles of design and their specific application in drafting working drawings.  ****
Graphic symbols and their meanings. *****
Environmental and occupational health and safety issues associated with the tools and materials used for drawing.******
Demonstrated correct selection and application of drawing tools and materials to produce working drawings according to the performance criteria and Range Statement *****
Production of drawings for a visual merchandising project including orthographic, isometric and axonometric drawings. *****
 *For additional Assessment Matrix information: please refer to BlackBoard      

Other Information


The major aspect of your learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity for success.


You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing yourprojects. Student feedback at RMIT


Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy


When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For nondigital
submission use the printed form provided. For digital online submission please use e Submission process.Information regarding the e Submission process

Special Consideration Policy, Late Submission & Extensions

All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration

Any student seeking an extension, should aim at doing so a minimum of 2 days before the deadline. Work submitted late and without an extension at any point will incur late penalties in accordance with university policy. If you require an extension you must complete an extension form with evidence supporting your application and hand this to your instructor. Further links Application for extension of time

On Time Submission and Impact of Late Submission

On time submission is an important factor in your assessment. Employability skills are embedded in all courses and these include Planning & Organising and Self management. For this reason, late work impacts on your overall grade for each assessment task.

The following adjustments for late submission will be made: Work submitted late will be assessed for competency only. Submissions are only permitted during the period that the competency is scheduled.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity. Academic Integrity


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