VCF 106 Plan Reading and Documentation

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the students to read and interpret from blueprint drawings the cabinet/ furniture information required to construct as design. Students will also learn the basic principles of sketching, scale drawing and producing full size setouts, using a range of drawing equipment

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ): 3,4,5 of General Education Program
  • Prerequisite Courses: VCF 104 or concurrently
  • A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
    The student will be able to:

    1. Identify safety and occupational health requirements in the Cabinet making/Furniture making industry.
    2. Use specified hand and power tools competently in making products to given specifications.
    3. Demonstrate competence in complete production process from plans to final finishing.
    4. Interpret information from blue prints or drawings.
    5. Participate in the Cabinet making/Furniture making trade.

    B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:
    The student will be able to:

    1. Plan and document reading.
    2. Drawing as a means of communication.
    3. Scale drawings.
    4. Freehand sketches.
    5. Full size setout drawn to specification.

    SLO

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    PLO5

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    ID

    I = Introduced
    D = Demonstrated
    M = Mastered

    C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)-SPECIFIC:
    The student will be able to:

    General SLO 1. Plan and document reading.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    1.1 Describe drawing terms.

    Oral questioning Written tests Sketched working drawings to clarify construction details prior to commencement of work.

    1.2 Identify various symbols used in plans types of plan, and explain symbols and abbreviation.

    1.3 Extract basic information from a given specification

    General SLO 2. Drawings as a means of communication.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    2.1 Identify the reasons for various types of drawings as a means of communication in the cabinetmaking/furnishing Industry.

    Oral questioning
    Written tests
    Individual and group written assignments
    Completed Drawings

    2.2 Identify drawing equipment

    2.3 Produce drawings to demonstrate the standard furnishing drawing presentation requirements and use of drawing equipment

     

    General SLO 3. Scale drawings.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    3.1 List the reason for scaling as part of drawing

    Oral questioning
    Written tests
    Competed drawings.

    3.2 Demonstrate the use of scale rule reading

    3.3 Produce scaled working drawings (3/32:1, 1/8:1) and construction details (1:1, ½:1) using nominated drawing equipment, methods and techniques

    General SLO 4. Freehand sketches.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    4.1 State the importance of freehand sketches.

    Correct and accurate completion of each drawing task performed to the standard/tolerance as specified in the assessment criteria. Oral questioning Written test

    4.2 Produce freehand sketches of joints and simple projects

    4.3 Sketch, dimension and prepare detailed drawings of simple furnishings projects

    General SLO 5. Full size setout drawn to specifications.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    5.1 State the importance of a full size setout drawing

    Oral questioning
    Written tests
    Drawings.

    5.2 Set out a project to given specifications. Within + 1/16”

    5.3 Set out a project to given specifications. Within + 1/16”

    D. COURSE CONTENTS

    1. Plan and document reading
    2. Drawing as means of communication
    3. Scale drawings
    4. Freehand sketches
    5. Full size set out drawn to specifications

    E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
    Lectures, presentations, individual and group assignments, practical activities

    F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
    NCCER, (2001) Wheels of learning Level One Carpentry. New Jersey: Prentice Hall Pearson Education (or the latest edition).
    Class project materials Handout Materials

    G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
    Hardware and manufacturers manuals Freirer, J. L., Freirer, M. D.,& Hutchings, G. R.(1997) Carpentry and Building Construction, 5th Edition. New York: Glencoe, McGraw-Hill (or the latest edition). Ramuz, M. (2001) The Encyclopedia of Woodworking. New Jersey: Chartwell Books (or the latest edition).

    H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
    None

    I. EVALUATION
    None

    J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
    None

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