TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Residential Drafting - CPP40121

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of entry level drafters who support building designers and architects. Drafters produce drawings and documentation and use CAD software to draft and document residential Class 1 and 10 building designs under the supervision of licensed or accredited building designers or architects. Practice at this level is underpinned by the knowledge of construction methods and materials and the application of relevant compliance, planning and building requirements for Class 1 and 10 buildings.Class 1 and 10 building classifications are defined in the National Construction Code (NCC).Licensing requirements applyto building design in some states or territories. For further information check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Subjects

  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Investigate materials for construction of Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Draw layout of required services for Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Research architectural styles and movements
  • Use CAD software to produce drawings for building design projects
  • Produce digital 3-D models of building designs
  • Work effectively in a building design environment
  • Produce compliant designs for Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Investigate construction methods for Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Prepare drawings for planning and building approval for Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Inspect and assess sites to inform the design process
  • Set up BIM capable software and files for building design drafting projects
  • Apply compliance requirements to Class 1 and 10 building design documentation
  • Analyse building design drawings

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Bega Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Cooma Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Deniliquin Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Granville College No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Leeton Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Moruya Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Narrandera Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Nowra Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No
  • Part-time : 39 weeks
Ulladulla Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months

Fee comments

Campuses: The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**The following resources are an optional purchases for student.TEXT BOOK REFERENCES- Acceptable Standards of Domestic Construction 2012 ISBN: 9780646574479 Publisher: Timber Development Association (Co-op book shop $32.50).- Building your own Home, A comprehensive guide for owner builders by George Wilkie, Paperback – 2011, ISBN: 9781742572161; retails for under $40.00- Standard Drawing Symbols Abbreviations Graphical Representation NSW TAFE Commission 1999 (or later) ISBN 0 7240 3590 7

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**- Equipment and materials are required to successfully complete this course along with a computer or laptop will also be required, details will be discussed with teachers at the information day.Computer Specifications (Minimum. Also refer to Archicad computer requirements on their web site):Minimum computer operating system versions or later:- System: Windows® 10 (64-bit) / Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan- CPU: 64-bit processor with 4 or more cores. - Note: Processors with 4-8+ cores are recommended to fully exploit ARCHICAD 20's performance capabilities. Read more about multiprocessing.- RAM: 16 GB RAM is highly recommended.- Hard Drive: 5 GB free disk space required for a full installation of BIM.- Additional 10 GB hard disk space required per project for work with complex models and 3D visualization.- Display: Resolution of 1440 x 900 is recommended.- Video Card: OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card with on-board memory of 1024 MB is recommended to fully exploit hardware acceleration capabilities.Software:- Any program that can open and save .doc files (Word) such as:- Microsoft Office- OpenOffice- Word Viewer- Adobe- ArchiCAD - https://myarchicad.com/- Revit - https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featured- AutoCAD - https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featuredStationery List (To be Finalised by teachers in class):- Mechanical Clutch Pencil 2mm - Carbon Leads Hb 2mm Tube 12 - Carbon Leads 28 2mm Tube 12- Lead Pointer 2mm Sharpener - Combi Eraser & Pencil Ink- Hand Scales Double Sided Oval 300mm 62m - Set Square 320mm 45 Degree - Set Square 320mm 60 Degree - Compass Plastic - Bond Pad A3 50 Sheets

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