Course Title: Prepare drawings required in the construction of rural roads

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Prepare drawings required in the construction of rural roads

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


Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to produce drawings required in the construction of rural roads, to the Australian Standards of AS 1100.401 and ‘AUSROADS” publications: ‘Geometrical design of Rural roads’ and ‘Design of Intersections at Grade’.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDC040B – Interpret and process survey data
EDC020B – Apply knowledge of civil construction processes

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDC050B Prepare drawings required in the construction of rural roads


1. Plot contour plans

2. Use appropriate symbols, terminology, linework, lettering

3. Plot the horizontal and vertical alignment of a design centreline

4. Plot and tabulate information to show longitudinal section, cross sections

5. Calculate earthworks volumes and plot a mass haulage diagram

Learning Outcomes

Refer to the SA curriculum document

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction