Berea Technical College

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ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTING

PROGRAMME TITLE NQF SAQA ID CREDITS
DIPLOMA: ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTING 6 21153 240

DESCRIPTION

This course qualifies one with the fundamentals of architectural draughting, which will include the knowledge and required skills needed to become a graduate draughtsman.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS,COURSE DURATION AND CAREER FIELDS

  • Grade 12 or
  • N3 or
  • General Draughting Certificate or equivalent. Exemptions may be given on previous qualifications,age and work experience.

Course duration

Full Time : Minimum 2 Years

Career Fields

  • Draughtsman

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

  1. Use of drawing instruments and equipment.
  2. Understand the application of geometric and constructionterms.
  3. Layout of drawing sheet and title block.
  4. Application of freehand sketching.
  5. Accurately draw to scale, site plans, sections, elevations and working drawings.
  6. Setting out of the site and surveying for a single dwelling.
  7. Planning of the layout of the single dwelling.
  8. Details of concrete lintels and window sills.
  9. Details of roofing.
  10. Window and door schedules.
  11. Drawing up of electrical and plumbing layouts.
  12. Details of roofing.
  13. Window and door schedules.
  14. Drawing up of electrical and plumbing layouts.
  15. Drawing up of drainage layouts and drainage sections to include drainage table.
  16. Submission of plans to the local authority.
  17. Perspectives of internal and external details.
  18. Draw up a complete presentation drawings.