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CAD 2D Course

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CAD 2D Course Details

This City & Guilds validated CAD 2D Training Course uses the AutoCAD 2014 software package.

Start Date and Format

Course Duration: 6 Weeks
Course Type: Part Time Evening or Full Time Day Course

Please see our Timetable & Fees page for more details.

Course Description

CAD is an increasingly critical skills component required of professionals working in industry. The college provides CAD Training to candidates from various disciplines including interior design, engineering, landscape design, architecture, retail design, shop-fitting and building services.

Course Content

  • Procedures for set-up
  • Use of Tool Bars
  • File management
  • Creating Prototypes
  • New drawings
  • Printing drawings
  • Editing drawn information
  • Applying hatch patterns
  • Layering
  • Creating and Inserting text
  • Isometric Drawing
  • Dimensioning

Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of computers. It is advisable to have access to the CAD programme outside of class time for practice.

Assessment

Assessment for the course is by way of 2 drawing assessments and 1 written exam.

Certification

Successful participants will be awarded a City & Guilds Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (7689-04). If you do not require City & Guilds Certification but would still like to train in CAD 2D, you may still take the course. You will not be required to pay the City & Guilds Registration Fee in this instance.

Further Progression

Successful graduates of this course may be interested in furthering their skills with our CAD 3D course

Learner Testimonials

I thought the course was thought in an easy to understand manner in manageable chunks.

- P O’Brien

I have vastly improved skills since taking this course.

- Ray Dunne

This course is excellent. It taught me everything that I might need to know for the workplace.

- Wesley Hughes

I found the course extremely beneficial and the level of dedication from the tutor was greatly appreciated. I have recommended the course to a friend since and he has also successfully completed and was satisfied fully.

- Sean Ventre

Excellent when it comes to time spend on each exercise, the length of course and hours per week/day are just perfect. Love the location of DID. Tracy is a superb teacher, she explains everything so simple that CAD seems to be the easiest software in the world.

- Aleksandra Sobieszek

 

If you would like more information about this course, please fill out the "Request more information" form above.

As numbers are limited for this course, pre-booking is essential.