Course Title: Aerospace Drawing And Drafting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Aerospace Drawing And Drafting

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This course provides the student with the understanding of engineering details and the means to represent then unambiguously, with particular emphasis on aerospace engineering practice.
This course trains students to produce technically correct, sketched and formal engineering drawings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH141 Aerospace Drawing and Drafting

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the function of engineering drawings and standards in relation to aerospace engineering.
2. Apply the appropriate standards and conventions in drawing sheet preparation and layout.
3. Explain the function of pictorial and orthogonal projections in aerospace engineering drawing.
4. Apply the correct methods of referencing relevant specifications and standards in the interpretation and preparation of aerospace engineering drawings.
5. Use the correct abbreviations and conventions in the interpretation and preparation of aerospace engineering drawings.
6. Apply the correct conventions and techniques in drawing sectional views.
7. Apply dimensioning correctly to an aerospace engineering detail drawing.
8. Apply the correct tolerancing conventions and practices to aerospace engineering drawings.
9. Calculate the type of fit between two mating parts from drawing data.
10. Prepare third angle orthogonal drawings.
11. Convert information from third angle orthogonal drawings to isometric and oblique pictorial form.
12. Prepare practical freehand sketches.
13. Prepare tracings.
14. Use a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) package to prepare an aerospace engineering drawing.
15. Draw an electronic circuit.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.