Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting
About this Course
Are you creative and technical-minded? Successful completion of this course may help you find employment opportunities assisting architects, builders, and building designers as a draftsperson. You will work with assisting in the design of all components in the construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings, using AutoCAD, Revit and other programs. This course also incorporates the legislative requirements designers must adhere to for buildings, whether it be council or government restrictions. This course will directly articulate into the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) program at Wodonga TAFE.
- Apply technology to the design of residential and commercial buildings
- Designing safe and sustainable buildings
- Relevant legislation and building codes
- Produce drawings and designs for presentation
- Legislative requirements for constructions
- Select and allocate construction materials
- Site survey and analysis
CPPBDN4001 Research and evaluate construction materials and methods for building design projects
CPPBDN4002 Research and apply compliance requirements to technical construction documentation
CPPBDN4003 Collect, apply and store building design project information
CPPBDN4004 Set up BIM-capable software and files for building design drafting projects
CPPBDN4005 Review and report structural integrity of building designs
CPPBDN4006 Import and transpose information from external sources into digital building design drawings
CPPBDN4007 Store and retrieve building design documentation
CPPBDN4008 Produce digital building design concept drawings
CPPBDN5017A Produce 2-D drawings for building design projects using CAD software
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPPBDN4010 Prepare documentation for planning approval
CPPBDN4011 Prepare documentation for building approval
CPPBDN4013 Produce construction detail drawings
CPPBDN5007A Inspect and analyse sites and produce measured drawings for small-scale building design projects
CPPBDN5002A Research construction materials and methods for small-scale non-residential building design projects
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, including written work, practical work, demonstrations and exhibiting your work and skills.
If you haven't achieved the following unit, you will be required to undertake this further one day course: "OHS Construction Induction White Card (Unit CPCCOHS1001A: Work safely in the construction industry" in order to complete this qualification.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
- Draftsperson to a design or architectural business
- Assistant to building designer
- Assistant to an architect
- Blended – Teaching and assessment will be conducted on-campus and online.
- McKoy Street Main Campus VIC
Full-time: 12 months
9am-5pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Feb-Nov. Additional self-directed studies are expected (two days per week).
There are no entry requirements for this course, however we recommend you have at least completed year 10. Prior to enrolment you will need to attend a pre-training review.
During this course you will be required to attend building sites. Therefore, you must hold a current OHS Construction Induction White Card (Unit CPCCOHS1001A: Work safely in the construction industry) in order to complete relevant units. If you have not achieved this exact unit CPCCOHS1001A, you will need to enrol in the course separately with Wodonga TAFE. This course runs for one day.
Funded $2,895.00 (Tuition $2,895.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $579.00 (Tuition $579.00, Materials $0.00)
Full Fee $4,825.00 (Tuition $4,825.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Materials Included In Fees
- Learning resources
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This course articulates into the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) 22268VIC