Course Title: Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers transferring the dimensions from the detail drawing to work, making templates as required, developing patterns and or transferring measurements to structures, interpreting relevant codes, standards and symbols and estimating quantities of material from drawings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM12007C Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes


1. Transfer dimensions from a detail drawing to work or surface

2. Make templates/patterns as required

3. Develop patterns and/or transfer measurements to structures

4. Interpret relevant codes, standards and symbols

5. Estimate quantities of materials from detail drawings

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.