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Certificate IV in Residential Drafting CPP40121

Overview

This course is expected to commence in April 2023. It reflects the role of junior, entry level drafters who support building designers and architects and building professionals. You will produce drawings and documentation using industry relevant drafting applications to draft and document residential Class 1 and 10 building designs under the supervision of a registered or accredited building designers or architects.

Qualification:

Certificate IV in Residential Drafting CPP40121

Course No:

C4-TS55

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

9 months (3 x terms) full time face-to-face study four days a week with an occasional Saturday. An addition day (per week) of self-directed learning may be required.

Cost Info:

The 2023 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$2,122

Likely Job Outcome:

Junior, entry level drafters who support residential building designers, architects and building professionals.

This qualification will assist people in the building industry and is the entry requirement for the CPP50921 Diploma of Building Design.

Application Type:

Standard
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Timetable Information

To help with the enrolment process print your timetable, or keep the window open, so that you can refer back to it for your course code, course name, and the Course Reference Numbers (CRNs).

Additional Information

Evidence of completion of CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card) may be required prior to visiting building sites. An opportunity to complete this unit will be provide to students who require it.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 10 subjects (7 Core and 3 Electives)

Core: Complete all 7 subjects

  • CPPBDN4101   Work effectively in a building design environment
    • CIT Code: BLDG296
      Cost: Standard $95.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as a drafter in a building design environment. This includes completing drafting activities to support the designer, working safely and collaboratively and managing documentation for future retrieval. The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision and instruction of building designers or architects and use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4102   Analyse building design drawings
    • CIT Code: BLDG297
      Cost: Standard $205.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to read, interpret and analyse building design drawings for Class 1 and 10 buildings, as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC). It covers interpreting construction industry conventions for drawings and analysing drawings for different projects to identify design and technical features.The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision and instruction of building designers or architects and use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4103   Use CAD software to produce drawings for building design projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG298
      Cost: Standard $195.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that conform to Australian Standards and drawing protocols for building design projects, using computer-aided design (CAD) software. It includes preparing building design drawings from instructions, sketches and drawings for building design projects.The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision and instruction of building designers or architects, and use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problemsNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4104   Apply compliance requirements to Class 1 and 10 building design documentation
    • CIT Code: BLDG299
      Cost: Standard $255.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to interpret and apply relevant planning and building legislation for Class 1 and 10 building design projects. It includes investigating and interpreting planning and building legislation and approval requirements and National Construction Code (NCC) specifications for Class 1 and 10 buildings including deemed-to-satisfy (DTS) provisions. The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision and instruction of building designers or architects, and who take responsibility, appropriate to their role, for building design documentation compliance with legislation, codes and standards, including the NCC and local authority planning schemes. Drafters use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to building approvals in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4105   Prepare drawings for planning and building approval for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CIT Code: BLDG300
      Cost: Standard $310.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to prepare drawings that comply with planning and building approval requirements for Class 1 and 10 buildings as defined by the National Construction Code (NCC). It includes planning methods and processes for producing required documentation and checking drawings to confirm quality and consistency against technical expert documentation.The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision and instruction of building designers or architects and use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to building approvals in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4106   Investigate materials for construction of Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CIT Code: BLDG301
      Cost: Standard $185.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to investigate construction materials for Class 1 and 10 buildings, as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC). It includes determining the application and performance of commonly available construction materials and identifying suitable materials to comply with relevant sections of legislation, Australian Standards and the NCC. The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision of building designers or architects to identify and apply information and data on construction materials across building design projects. Drafters use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN4107   Investigate construction methods for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CIT Code: BLDG302
      Cost: Standard $175.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to investigate construction methods for Class 1 and 10 buildings as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC). It includes determining the application, performance and interaction of contemporary construction methods against compliance with relevant legislation, the NCC and Australian Standards.The unit applies to drafters who work under the supervision of building designers or architects to identify and apply information and data on construction methods across building design projects. Drafters use specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable drafting problems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum 2

  • CPPBDN5101   Produce digital 3-D models of building designs
    • CIT Code: BLDG285
      Cost: Standard $235.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to produce three-dimensional (3-D) models for small-scale building design projects involving residential projects and commercial or industrial projects up to 2,000m2 floor area and buildings of Type B and C construction, as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC).This unit is suitable for drafters and building designers who apply technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to building design work tasks.This unit forms part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in building design in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN5110   Inspect and assess sites to inform the design process
    • CIT Code: BLDG293
      Cost: Standard $195.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to examine building design project sites and surveyor’s drawings to identify contours and measurements, existing conditions, structures, features and services and neighbourhood characteristics. It includes determining site orientation and layout, access and egress points, and existing utilities and services infrastructure, and producing measured drawings. It includes using basic measuring equipment and recording and interpreting data.The unit does not apply to construction Type A buildings. Building classifications and construction Types are set out in the National Construction Code (NCC).This unit is suitable for drafters and building designers who apply technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to building design work tasks.This unit forms part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in building design in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 1

  • CPPBDN5109   Recommend sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG292
      Cost: Standard $225.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to research global best practice and legislative requirements for environmental sustainability of building designs to a maximum floor area of 2000m2, except construction Type A buildings. It includes reviewing site conditions, evaluating sustainability options, and recommending cost-effective options for sustainability that meet compliance requirements and client preferences.This unit is suitable for drafters and building designers who apply integrated technical, theoretical and communication skills to develop sustainable designs that meet compliance and client requirements.Building classifications and construction types are set out in the National Construction Code (NCC).This unit forms part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in building design in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPPBDN6106   Produce building information modelling for building design projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG295
      Cost: Standard $272.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to develop building information modelling (BIM) for residential, commercial or industrial building design projects. It includes BIM authoring, collaborating with consultants and contractors from other disciplines and creating project documentation using modelling software programs.This unit is suitable for experienced building designers who draw on broad theoretical and technical knowledge and high-level technology skills to develop BIM models to support building design. This unit forms part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in building design in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Statement Attainment training 3D Models of Building Designs

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au