Best Practice in Documentation

Full price: $101.00
Member: $75.00


Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

What is the importance of aiming for best practice in documentation? How can this be achieved? What are the benefits? Architectural documentation consultant Greg Blanch, Principal of documentation firm Detail 3, offers practical suggestions, references and examples to answer these questions and many more. He presents the fundamentals to achieving best practice in documentation.


Greg Blanch, Principal, Detail 3

Greg Blanch is the principal of documentation firm Detail 3. He has worked on major projects around Australia and overseas, and with many well-known practices including Fender Katsilidis, Wood Marsh and Greg Burgess. Through his 35 years of experience Greg has developed a reputation for meticulous documentation and a knowledge of how to avoid many of the common pitfalls that can occur.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • PDF course handout
  • Self-assessment

    To download the PDF handout, open the course, click on the paperclip icon in the bottom right corner, and select the attachment to download.

    Length of course

    1.5 hours

    Continuing professional development hours

    1.5 formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the steps involved in the preparation and planning of documentation.
  • Demonstrate why documentation drawings need to be checked at all stages of the documentation process.
  • Explain how to coordinate the work of other consultants.
  • Outline the different requirements for documentation drawings and specifications.
  • Recognise some of the common pitfalls in documentation and how to avoid them.

    National Competency Standards in Architecture

    Documentation, Project Management and Practice Delivery


    Full Price $101.00
    Member $75.00
    Practice Membership / A+ $69.00
    Graduate Member $69.00
    SONA Member (student) $40.00

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