Drawing & Documentation

Architectural drawing & communication

In the course Drawing and Documentation, 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 presented in a range of drawing packages to a professional standard.

In this course, 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.
Who is this course for?

This course is for students who would like to learn the basics of drafting and is a prerequisite for the short course in Autocad.
Want to train your team? If you have employees you want to enrol in this course get in contact with us to discuss your options.

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
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

These courses are designed to let you build your study around your busy life. We have developed an engaging educational experience which can be accessed from any device at any time.

  • 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: 10 weeks’ access to your course through our online learning platforms.
The recommended course duration is 60 to 80 hours of study.

Technology Requirements: Internet access / Computer.

Units of competency in this course: CUVACD303A / CUVACD301A.

Online Course Delivery: This course 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 the International School of Colour and Design who will mentor and support you throughout the course.

Certification: This course incorporates the delivery of nationally recognised units of competency which are accredited through the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Provided that 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.