Are you considering a career in Building Design and Architecture? Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Residential Drafting (Partial Completion) provides an introduction into the Building Design industry where you will learn the fundamentals of the building design process and an introduction to the software used in this growing industry. This course is offered as part of Melbourne Polytechnic's VET in Schools (VETiS) program.
Build your dream career
The Certificate IV in Residential Drafting is planned to include:
- provide design solutions for private residential dwellings
- use sketching presentation techniques to communicate design concepts
- produce 2D Architectural drawings using CAD software
- create technically projected views of Architectural design concepts
Having the opportunity to try a career field prior to leaving school allows students to make an informed choice of career direction rather than making the difficult choice after commencing further vocational training or studies at university level.
Building Design and Architecture VETiS Program
Achieve your dream while completing school. Melbourne Polytechnic offers selected units from the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting (partial completion) as part of its VET in Schools (VETiS) program, with results contributing to your ATAR score.
This course is designed to provide the opportunity to try a career field prior to leaving school, and allows you to make an informed choice for your career direction at the end of Year 12.
On completion of this program, students will have guaranteed entrance to the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural).
CampusesEPPING, HEIDELBERG, PRESTON, PRAHRAN
One afternoon per week. Evening classes may be available. Attendance options will be discussed with prospective students, their parents and schools.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Assessment MethodsUnits are assessed in a variety of ways including tests, practical exercises, online assessment, case studies, demonstrations, observation or assignments.
MaterialsTexts will be prescribed by the department. A book list will be supplied on enrolment.
Entrance RequirementsThis course is open to Year 12 secondary students as part of the VET in Schools (VETiS) program.
Pathways to further studyOn completion of this program, students will have guaranteed entrance to the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural). This Advanced Diploma articulates into the Bachelor of Built Environment, with credit given for successful completion.
Career PathwaysThis course provides pathways to further Building Design and Architecture study areas at VET or university level.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|LCTC||CARRY OUT A SITE SURVEY OF AN EXISTING BUILDING||40|
|LCTF||PRODUCE 2D ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS USING CAD SOFTWARE||100|
|LCTL||PROVIDE DESIGN SOLUTIONS FOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS||40|
|LCTN||USE SKETCHING PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES TO COMMUNICATE DESIGN CONCEPTS||40|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.