This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to produce technical drawings that meet required standards and conventions.
It applies to individuals who use technical drawings in various contexts.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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:
*show a command of selected techniques
*adhere to technical drawing standards and conventions
*satisfy specified drawing purposes and concepts
*follow workplace procedures and safety requirements
*use feedback from others to refine and produce final drawings
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*describe physical properties and capabilities of the range of materials, tools and equipment used for technical drawing work
*explain technical drawing techniques and their application to a range of contexts and subject matter
*explain current standards and conventions for technical drawing
*describe work health and safety requirements for preparation of technical drawing materials and equipment.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):