This unit covers the preparation of, and modification of, preliminary engineering drawings for electrotechnology/ utilities applications using manual drafting methods and computer-aided design (CAD) equipment and software from specifications, layouts, sketches or verbal instructions in conformance with Australian Standards and enterprise standards.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEE190A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEED104A - Use engineering applications software on personal computers

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 and knowledge: - drawing fundamentals; - lettering; - sketching; - geometric construction; - multi-view orthographic projections Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - auxiliary views; - descriptive geometry/revolutions; - sectional views/conventions; - pictorial drawings introduction and production to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - dimensioning/size description and tolerancing as applied to drafting; - development layouts of various shaped objects to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - layout drawings production to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - technical illustrations drawing to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - graphs and charts production to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - thread representations; - working drawings; - care and use of equipment; - computer-aided drawing design (CAD) - basics; - basic production fabrication drawings to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - pattern development; - maps and profiles design and production to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards; - pipe/plumbing drawings basics; - structural steel, welding and sheet metal drawings basics; - ink overlay drawings produced to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards, and; - drawings reproductions to Australian/New Zealand and industry standards.

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