This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply computer aided drafting (CAD) using 2D techniques for engineering applications. This includes complex and advanced applications of CAD systems.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the associated performance criteria, including required skills and knowledge, and to be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. Specifically they must be able to: - Implement Occupational Health and Safety workplace procedures and practices including the use of risk control measures as specified in the performance criteria and range - Demonstrate the required knowledge and skills as described in this unit; - Demonstrate a representative body of performance criteria within a timeframe typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment; and - Use computer aided drawing techniques to produce complex 2D drawings for a range of engineering applications. Drawings should include the applications of a representative range of drawing and modelling skills such as: o a wide range of geometric shapes; o efficient use of library files; o application of the appropriate drawing standards; o selection of most relevant drawing techniques; o hard copies of drawing.

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