This course is designed as an introduction for students who wish to develop their competence and skills in the preparation of architectural and building drawings but may also be of benefit to students who have a working knowledge of the topic and wish to further improve their presentation skills. Students may undertake this course by the traditional method of using a drawing board and instruments or by using a CAD system if preferred.
The course reading consists of lesson material and an excellent reference book with twelve lessons as follows:
- Equipment and General Principles
- Isometric Projections & Lettering
- Scales & Geometric Problems
- Orthographic & Other Projections
- Lettering & Scripting
- Detail Drawing &Colour Key / Hatching
- Spiral / Circular Staircase
- Enlargement & Reduction Exercises
- Angular Perspective of a Dwelling
- Parallel Perspective of a Dwelling
- Shadow Projection of Features
- Project – Summer-House
On completion of the course the student should be able to prepare and present drawings to an acceptable level indicating their competence in this subject. On satisfactory completion a Premier School of Building diploma in Draughtsmanship (single subject) will be awarded.
The course may be commenced at any time and should be completed
within 3 months (i.e. 80 hours of study) depending on the
students previous knowledge of the subject.