This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations at a basic level.
*identifying types of plans and drawings and their functions
*recognising commonly used symbols and abbreviations
*identifying key features and specifications on a site plan
*comprehending job specifications.
It applies to workers in the construction industry. It involves working under supervision in a team environment.
No licensing, legislative, or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):