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DN017 Computer Aided Drawing

6 credit points

Course Code ID017

Subject Outline

DN017 Computer Aided Drawing


Dr. Bob Chung

Program Director

Dr. Bob Chung

Credit points



1 Term


ID059 Interior Design Studio

Contact hours/week


Self Study hours/week




Subject Description

The purpose of this module is to:

  • Prepare a CAD workstation for use, access drawings and create back-up files using CAD software.

  • Produce technical drawings to Australian Standard 1100 using CAD software.

  • Generate three dimensional images and exploded views of a Architectural/Interior Design project.


Learning outcomes

1.  Open, name, close and set-up CAD files and graphics window and drawing systems, tools and

    commands. Set-up scales, grids, units and zoom controls.

2.  Use CAD editing, drawing and graphics enhancement tools for presentation drawings

3.  Use CAD software to produce a range of 2D and basic 3D graphics and architectural drawings

     and prepare a range of all types of projected drawings for a part.

4.  Create dimension drawing, use title blocks, text and frame to Australian Standards 1100.

5.  Apply lettering to technical drawing.


Assessment Table



Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1.  2D drawing task in CAD

Introduction to manual drafting equipment, basic geometric shapes, scales, line weights, titles, graphics, hand lettering, composition, drafting terminology. And their integration in CAD


Week 1

1, 2, 3

2. 2D Drafting Techniques in CAD

Students will apply the different commands to create a plan layout of a design of their choice. The plan will incorporate architectural elements, indication of dimensions, text, texture and titles


Week 2

1, 2, 3, 4

3.  CAD Drafting Project

Design brief for a domestic design project to be carried in CAD


Week 9

1, 2, 3, 4, 5


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