This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply functions of computer-aided design (CAD) software programs that are typically used in the production of detail drawings.

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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: - literacy skills sufficient to read instructions for drawings work; - using computer technologies and navigating software; - numeracy skills sufficient to interpret technical information and determine scaling and layout issues, and; - navigating software.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - awareness of copyright and intellectual property issues and legislation in relation to drawing; - environmental and occupational health and safety (OHS) issues associated with the tools and materials used for drawing; - quality assurance procedures, and; - CAD program capabilities and processes.

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