This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce two-dimensional (2-D) architectural drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software under limited supervision.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - communication skills to: enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; seek clarification; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - creative design, drawing and drafting skills, using CAD software; - literacy skills to: complete workplace documentation; - read and interpret: plans, drawings, specifications and design briefs; documentation from a variety of sources; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and make calculations; - planning and organising skills to coordinate development of sketches and plans, and; - technology skills to use computers.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - building materials and techniques; - building services; - construction technology; - document controls; - drafting and drawing protocols; - general work health and safety (WHS) principles and responsibilities; - relevant industry standards and codes of practice; - requirements for the production of working drawings; - structural systems; - SI units of measurement, and; - types and application of working drawings.

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