PDC86982 - Graphics, 3D CAD and Design PD Workshop

DurationProfessional Development Course is 24 hours.
Study modeMixed Mode
Course codePDC86982


Workshop details. Rockhampton: Emmaus College Main Street Campus 8.00am – 5.00pm. Building: Industrial Design & Technology, Graphics room. Monday 8/4/24 – Wednesday 10/4/24 Brisbane: St Laurence’s College Building - Br Spillane ITAD Centre 8.00am – 5.00pm. Monday 8/4/24 – Wednesday 10/4/24 or Thursday 11/4/24 to Saturday 13/4/24 (BNE Only) For further information and workshop dates please contact b.connolly@cqu.edu.au

This Professional Development Workshop will give you information and skills to help you tackle the majority of Junior Graphics courses taught in Queensland schools with confidence. This Practical Workshop provides an introduction to graphical and 3 Dimensional Computer Aided Design (CAD). It provides the necessary skills and theory to enable you to teach Graphics and 3D CAD in the discipline of Industrial Technology and Design in the Middle years of schooling (7-10). You will design, develop, adapt and evaluate projects utilising critical aspects of knowledge about Graphics and 3 Dimensional design technologies. The aim of the Workshop is to enhance your understanding, to introduce ideas and techniques that are more complex while in the context of a supportive classroom environment. As a group, we will practise concept drawing, manual drafting and Computer Aided Design. We will also introduce design/engineering process, investigate unit planning and discuss pedagogy.

This 3-day Practical Workshop includes:

Knowledge of graphics and 3D computer aided designs and processes will be gained through working with hand skills and real-world applications. Students will design, develop, adapt and evaluate projects utilising critical aspects of knowledge about and develop skills.

This is a Professional Development Course which is awarded a Certificate of Completion.


Career Opportunities

Undertaking this Professional Development Workshop enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the Professional Development Course , students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours Certificate of Completion.

Structure & Availability

Standard Professional Development Course


Professional Development Course is 24 hours.

On completion of the workshop students will gain an understanding of:

1. Knowledge of graphics courses in typical Queensland secondary schools
2. Skill development of projects made in the graphics and 3D computer-aided designs
3. Knowledge of various programs in Graphics and 3Dimensional design technologies
4. Criteria marking standards development and profile development
5. How to plan and develop courses to teach
6. Facility maintenance and resource development
7. Workplace Health and Safety in the classroom.


  • Practical course work (during the Workshop)
  • Design Assessment.


Teachers working in Queensland who need to upskill in the discipline. The workshop is limited to 4 students only.

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