OCEANIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

CERTIFICATE IV IN RESIDENTIAL DRAFTING

Educational Pathways

Certificate IV in Residential Drafting

Employment

Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Employment

Course of Architecture

Employment

DESCRIPTION

This qualification is an industry endorsed credential for people who would like to gain employment as drafters of residential projects working under the supervision of an Architect, Builder or Building Designer. This is qualification is based on an assessment tasks focus of a person’s work.

NOMINAL DURATION

One year (or equivalent hours P/T). Part-time study is only available to local students.

ACCREDITATION

THIS COURSE IS ACCREDITED BY THE /AUSTRALIAN SKILLS QUALITY AUTHORITY/ (/ASQA/).

ELGIBILITY/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This qualification requires a minimum of year 11 completion and an entry interview/test.

In circumstances where it is considered that a learner’s language and/or literacy skills may not be at the required level, assistance may be given in the form of a tutor during studio time.

DELIVERY MODE

The program will be delivered on campus and will be face-to-face delivery. OPIE provides students with learning support assistance through access to resources such as the library and learning materials.

PROGRAM CONTENT

The training program covers 13 units of competency taken from the Qualification. There are 12 core units and 1 unit may be chosen from the elective list, to the value of 40 or 50 hours.

ASSESSMENT

A range of assessment strategies is employed for this qualification and the choice of strategy is dependent on the nature of the unit of competency. Strategies may include but not limit demonstrations, observation, projects, presentations, knowledge tests, reports and interviews.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students are able to apply for recognition of prior learning for individual units of competency.

CREDIT TRANSFER

UUnits from this qualification that are also contained in other qualifications recognised under the AQF will be recognised for credit transfer purposes.

ENTRY/EXIT POINTS

A student may exit from this qualification at any time with a Statement of Attainment for any units of competency completed successfully up to that point.

RESOURCES

Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

CAREER PATHWAYS

This qualification can lead to a Diploma of Building design.

OCCUPATIONAL AREAS

On successful completion of the Certificate IV Residential Drafting a graduate may apply for employment as a Building or Architectural Drafter.

Certificate IV in Residential Drafting

CODE

Unit (Subject)

Hours

LCTA

Apply Drafting Office Administration Processes

50

LCTB

Apply Principles of
Construction Technology to Private Residential Dwellings

120

LCTC

Carry Out a Site Survey of an Existing Building

40

LCTD

Create Technically Projected
Presentation Views of Architectural Design Concepts

40

LCTE

Evaluate Materials for Construction of Residential Dwellings

40

LCTF

Produce 2D Architectural Drawings Using CAD Software

100

LCTG

Produce Drawing Documentation for Private Residential Buildings

40

LCTH

Produce Working Drawings for a Single Storey Private Residence

90

LCTK

Produce Working Drawings for a Two Storey Private Residence

90

LCTL

Provide Design Solutions for Private Residential Dwellings

40

LCTM

Provide Design Solutions for Small Residential Living Units

40

LCTN

Use Sketching Presentation Techniques
to Communicate Design Concepts

40

Total Core Hours

730

LCWG

Analyse World Architectural History to 1825 (Elective)

40

Memberships / Affiliations

Students successfully completing the Certificate may apply for membership at various levels to the Building Designers Association of Australia and the Institute for Drafting & Design of Australia.

Codes:

VTAC CODES: 9200189242, 9200189243(OS)

NATIONAL COURSE CODE: 40357SA

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 070003F

Duration:

1 year full-time, equivalent hours part-time 52 weeks, 1020 hours(minimum 20 hours per week)

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INTERIOR DECORATION

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BUILDING DESIGN

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DRAFTING

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Oceania Polytechnic Institute of Education Pty Ltd.

  • 2nd floor, 220 Albert Road ,
  • South Melbourne, Vic-3205, Australia.
  • Tel. +61 3 9663 3129
  • Email. info@opie.vic.edu.au

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