Drafting in AutoCAD

Learn the specifics of architectural drawing using AutoCAD

This course bundle is essential for anyone wanting to pursue a career in interior design, and those wanting to learn the specifics of architectural drawing and using industry drawing software such as AutoCAD. After completing the drawing and documentation section of study, a student will have a grasp of architectural drawing which can then be implemented into AutoCAD.





This bundle includes:
  • Course 1 – Drawing and Documentation
  • Course 2 – AutoCAD
Who is this course bundle for?
  • Students looking for an introductory course in the program AutoCAD
  • Interior Designers, Architects and other professionals who have experience hand drafting, and want to learn how to use AutoCAD
  • Interior Designers, Architects and other professionals who have experience using other drafting programs, and want to learn how to use AutoCAD

Want to train your team? If you have employees you want to enrol in this course bundle get in contact with us to discuss your options.

COURSE 1 Drawing and Documentation

Drawing and Documentation

In this course,  you’ll be instructed on all aspects of architectural drawing communication in response to a brief. Including orthographic and perspective techniques, design concepts and ideas are taught to be presented in a drawing package to a professional standard.

You’ll produce a number of technical drawings to demonstrate a command of selected techniques and adhere to technical drawing standards and conventions. Apply your knowledge of technique drawing practice, history and theory.


What you’ll learn

  • To plan drawing work
  • To experiment to represent ideas
  • To prepare for technical drawing work using appropriate equipment.
  • To create technical drawings including plans, elevations and sections to scale
  • To prepare specification sheets and complete a documentation package.

Study modules

  • Topic 1: Introduction to Drawing
  • Topic 2: Technical Conventions + Terminology
  • Topic 3: Hand Drafting Techniques for Interior Designers
  • Topic 4: Specification Writing for Interior Designers
  • Topic 5: Scheduling + Documentation Coordination
  • Topic 6: Developing a Documentation Package
  • Topic 7: Orthographic + Axonometric Drawings
  • Topic 8: Perspective Drawing

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to use the commercial software application AutoCAD. It focuses on the technical skills required to operate a range of computer-aided drawing and drafting (CADD) program functions to produce drawings to a professional standard. This course is ideal for those wanting to explore AutoCAD at an entry point level.


What you’ll learn

  • To prepare for computer-aided drawing work
  • To gather object parameters and/or measurements
  • To prepare plots or drawings
  • To finalise drawings

Study modules

  • Topic 1: Intro to Autocad
  • Topic 2: Drawing Simple Objects
  • Topic 3: Modifying Objects
  • Topic 4: Learning Layers
  • Topic 5: Model + Paper Space
  • Topic 6: Text + Dimensioning
  • Topic 7: Blocks + Annotation Symbols
  • Topic 8: Layout + Page Setup
Course educators

During your course, you will be guided by an experienced online education professional who will be available to assist you with all aspects of your study.

Cherie KarlssonCherie Karlsson – Specialist in colour design. Cherie brings 10+ years education expertise and is a certified educator in her field. She has run multiple design-related businesses including her own Colour, Design & Interiors business.




Online education experience

Online study has obvious benefits. You get to learn at your own pace. You can build your study plans around your busy life. But we’ve also discovered that learning online is a unique experience for every individual. That’s why we’ve created an educational experience that focuses on your needs and desires and that’s engaging, fun and cutting edge.

  • Study anytime on any device with Canvas (our cloud-based Learning platform)
  • 24 hour response time to your queries 5 days per week
  • Study groups
  • Interactive webinars
  • Rich interactive content experience
  • Free access to the full Lynda video library


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Start date: Weekly intakes.

Study type: Online with appointed educator.

Duration: 20 weeks’ access to our online learning platforms. The recommended duration for each course is 60 to 80 hours of study.

Prerequisite: To effectively participate in this course, it is recommended that you have some experience in hand drafting.

Technology Requirements: AutoCAD software required for a period of 8 weeks.

Units of competency in this course: CUVACD303A / CUVACD301A / CUVACD302A.

Online Course Delivery: This course bundle is delivered by the International School of Colour and Design on behalf of Academy Information Technology (RTO: 90511).

Your personal educator: Upon enrolment, you’ll be allocated an experienced educator from International School of Colour and Design who will mentor and support you throughout the course.

Certification: This course bundle incorporates nationally recognised units of competency which are accredited through the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Provided an eligible student has supplied the required enrolment information and has been assessed as competent, a Statement of Attainment for the appropriate units of competency will be issued.