Course Title: Integrate digital applications into architectural workflows

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6136 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Integrate digital applications into architectural workflows

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 240

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9819

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use a range of digital applications in architectural workflows. It includes the ability to determine the appropriate digital applications required for specific project outputs and the application of architectural standards and conventions to produce and manage the project. Work is likely to be undertaken with limited supervision and in consultation with team members and external consultants.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21600 Integrate digital applications into architectural workflows


1. Determine digital production of architectural workflows

2. analyse project requirements to determine outputs

3. Selected project formats

4. Produce digital data for projects

5. Produce project outputs

Learning Outcomes

This unit of competency supports the attainment of the skills and knowledge required for building designers to produce outputs for architectural projects using a variety of digital applications.

Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques fully replicate building design workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures. Holistic or project-based assessment with other related units is recommended.

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to:
• apply organisational policies and procedures, including occupational health and safety and quality assurance requirements, where applicable
• comply with copyright and trade practices legislation and organisational privacy and security policies and procedures
• produce digitally generated information for an architectural project
• collaborate and consult with team members and outside agencies
• meet the criteria of the project brief to the required standard and within allocated timelines.