This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.  It applies to individuals who use drawings, either electronic or hand drawn, for personal use or in response to a project or brief. Drawings may include design concepts for objects, processes or spaces, movement sequences for performances or screen productions, exhibitions, tenders, proposals or publications.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CUAACD301

Assessment

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: - identify and analyse drawing requirements; - explore techniques, materials and equipment safely, and; - produce a series of drawings that: show a command of selected techniques, and; successfully communicate the required ideas. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - describe physical properties and capabilities of the range of materials, tools and equipment used in drawing; - identify sources of information about different approaches to drawing; - identify work health and safety issues associated with tools and materials used for drawing, and; - explain intellectual property issues and other legislation relevant to drawing.

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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