This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to produce technical drawings that meet required standards and conventions.

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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: - learning skills to improve own skills in technical drawing; - literacy skills to interpret material required to produce technical drawings; - numeracy skills to interpret and apply calculations and measurements in technical drawing; - planning and organising skills to plan work tasks in a logical sequence; - problem-solving skills to select technical drawing techniques that best suit the purpose and make adjustments as required, and; - self-management skills to complete work within agreed timeframes.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - physical properties and capabilities of the range of materials, tools and equipment used for technical drawing work; - technical drawing techniques and their application to a range of contexts and subject matter; - technical drawing practices, history and theory, including current standards and conventions; - intellectual property issues and legislation associated with technical drawing work, and; - OHS procedures for technical drawing work.

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