Course Title: Managing Technical Documents

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Managing Technical Documents

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


Term1 2009,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in the effective management of technical documentation in a workplace.
This course prepares the student to effectively manage technical documentation in the workplace.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COMM5104 Writing Technical Documents
LAW5133 Aerospace Industry Legislation

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH135 Managing Technical Documents

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify workplace documentation needed to meet legislative and organisational requirements.
2. Review technical documents for use by self and team.
3. Coordinate the maintenance of technical documents in the workplace.
4. Use workplace information systems to coordinate technical documentation storage retrieval and dissemination.

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.