Learn All About Drafting Profession
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Learn All About Drafting Profession

This is a professional development course. Learn and explore drafting profession, your possibilities and your future.
4.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
9 students enrolled
Created by Richard Zalan
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • make decision about drafting profession
  • understand what drafting is
  • learn about the future of drafting
  • understand design challenges
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Requirements
  • You would have interest in drafting
  • You wish to understand what drafting profession is
Description

Learn about drafting, drafting profession, its disciplines and how important it is in the design process.

Find out why learning a CAD software isn’t everything you need to know to become a great drafter and designer. Understanding the basics of how to use the software can certainly give you a head start in this career, but this is just the tip of the iceberg.


Course Content

As there are many stages in the design and construction process, different drafting disciplines take on different roles in these stages and do not carry the same responsibilities. Learn which one is the most aligned with the vision of your future job:

  • drafting disciplines,
  • coordination between disciplines,
  • BIM basics,
  • jobs computerisation,
  • Artificial Intelligence

… these are only some of the topics that will be covered in this course.

Experience real life projects from the city of stunning  architectural designs. See what challenges face designers as they embark on these projects and discover how these challenges can be overcome. 

There is much more to this profession than 3D modelling skills. In your job you are the one at the forefront of creativity in the office, the one who is able to look ahead and be aware of the technology advances. Learn why creativity can give you an edge and see how future can affect and potentially reform your professional life.


Course Outcome

By the end of this course you will be able to understand where this career can take you. Choosing your right path will be much easier and clearer.

This course is suitable for everyone who wants to learn about the drafting profession. If you feel stagnating in your current job, or wish to be more creative, this course will provide you with insights into this occupation. You will learn how drafting progressed and where  it is heading.


Things you need to know 

Ideally, you would have a technical mindset, your maths and physics at a secondary school or a college level, love the idea of 3D modelling and are interested in technology developments. This profession is rapidly evolving…find out how it may be affected in the future and what you need to do to stay relevant in the changing world. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone looking for a career change
  • Anyone wishing to be more creative
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
01:13:10
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Getting started
15 Lectures 01:13:10

Meet the instructor and learn about the course outcome

Preview 02:34

Learn about drafting concept, ...what is it? ...is it important?

What is Drafting ?
03:11

From clay tablet to computers. 

We might not realise, but drafting has been in existence for centuries. It's one of the oldest professions.

Preview 08:13

Learn how we arrived in BIM era

Drafting Software Developments
06:23

Learn about different types and disciplines of drafting. 

There aren't many projects that require a single drafting disciplines.

Drafting Disciplines
08:51

Since there are many disciplines, they all need to be coordinated. 

During the design process that all depend on each other.

Drafting Coordination
03:56

Learn about real life design and construction challenges.

You will visit one of the interesting buildings in Dubai Marina

Dubai Site Visit No.1
03:12

Learn why creativity might help your career.

Your Creativity
03:04

Learn about real life design and construction challenges.

You will visit an interesting construction project in Dubai.

Dubai Site Visit No.2
02:42

Learn about technology progress and where is it going.

New Technologies
04:54

Learn about real life design and construction challenges.

You will visit the tallest building in Dubai.

Dubai Site Visit No.3
06:00

The future that we all talk about is not in the future - it's already here.

Learn how it is going to affect your job.

Future is here
08:52

Learn from a university professor about importance of creativity.

Creativity Class
05:40

Learn where drafting profession can take you and what can you do progress your career.

Your Options in Drafting Career
03:29

Last words of advice.

Thank You
02:09
About the Instructor
Richard Zalan
4.5 Average rating
2 Reviews
9 Students
1 Course
Structural Designer

BIM professional, Structural Revit Designer with a long work history in Australia. Experienced in the building and mining industry utilising CAD software. Involved in creation of BIM standards and families in response to project needs. Company Director that was providing design and drafting services for construction industry. Highly motivated in teaching others and passing his knowledge.