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Architectural Draughting

This module will equip you to produce architectural plans and 3D models for the architectural field. You will cover topics such as building construction, building sites, home planning and additions and approval of building plans.

FUNDAMENTAL LEVEL|Gives you a solid foundation


  • SABS Code of Practice for Building Drawing
  • National Building Regulations
  • Architect, Building Designer, Draughtsman, Quantity Surveyor Owner, Builder and Building Inspector
  • Approval of building plans
  • Drawing equipment as used in General and Mechanical Draughting

Building Construction

  • Foundations and floors
  • Brickwork
  • Lintels and openings
  • Doors and windows
  • Roofs
  • Drainage and sewage

Site, Home Planning and Additions (Single stories)

  • Floor plan layout and area calculations
  • Sections and Views
  • Site plan including drainage and sewage

SPECIALIST LEVEL|Prepares you for an|Architectural Drawing Office

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2D Layout and annotation
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 3D Modeling
  • SketchUp
  • MicroStation 2D Layout and annotation
  • MicroStation 3D Modeling

Model Building

Site layout

Lighting and ventilation

Surveying existing buildings

  • Measuring Instruments

ADVANCED CAD SKILLS|Internationally recognised

STUDENT WORK|A sample of student projects

Project assignments include:

  • Architectural concept project
  • Furniture design
  • Rendering project
  • Site study