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Unit description

Introduces students to basic computer aided design (CAD) processes. Students will learn how to use industry-standard two-dimensional CAD software to create engineering drawings to communicate simple engineering designs to a range of different end users.

Unit content

Drawing basic lines and shapes
Drawing complex objects
Scales, dimensions and measurements
Section views
Perspective views
Preparing drawings for professional use

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1use industry-standard software to perform basic two-dimensional CAD operationsKnowledge of a discipline
2produce a basic CAD drawing to communicate an engineering design using established design requirements.Knowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. use industry-standard software to perform basic two-dimensional CAD operations
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. produce a basic CAD drawing to communicate an engineering design using established design requirements.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (6 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (6 weeks)
Assessment
CAD drawing20%
CAD drawing20%
Drawing portfolio60%

Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (6 weeks)
Tutorial online 2 hours (6 weeks)
Assessment
CAD drawing20%
CAD drawing20%
Drawing portfolio60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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