Course

CPP40115 - Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting - 2018

Course overview

The building design drafter uses 2D, 3D computer aided drawing (CAD) software and building information modelling (BIM) processes to support building designers and architects.

Drafters work on all classes of buildings including residential, multi-residential, commercial and industrial projects to produce drawings and documentation for planning and building permit approvals.

Administrative roles are significant for the drafter, researching statutory and regulatory requirements for application into designs as well as manual and digital file integration, control and archive management.

Using contemporary tools and industry-specific software, drafters carry out a range of tasks that typically include:

  • collecting and storing project information
  • researching and evaluating construction legislation, codes, standards, methods and materials
  • setting up computer aided design (CAD) and building information modelling (BIM) software files and producing digital building designs
  • analysing and checking building designs for compliance with legislation, codes and standards
  • producing documentation for planning and building approval
  • providing support to building project designers

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Career opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Architectural Drafter
  • CAD and/or BIM operator (Revit)
  • Building (Design) Technician

More details about this course

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