This qualification reflects the role of entry level drafters who support building designers and architects. Drafters produce drawings and documentation and use CAD software to draft and document residential Class 1 and 10 building designs under the supervision of licensed or accredited building designers or architects.
Practice at this level is underpinned by the knowledge of construction methods and materials and the application of relevant compliance, planning and building requirements for Class 1 and 10 buildings.
Class 1 and 10 building classifications are defined in the National Construction Code (NCC).
Licensing requirements applyto building design in some states or territories. For further information check with the relevant regulatory authority.