2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award Level 2
This qualification is a comprehensive programme designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge required to become proficient in CAD software and its application in various industries. This course serves as an ideal stepping stone for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in engineering, architecture, product design, or any field that involves the creation of technical drawings and 3D models.
Throughout this course, you will develop a solid foundation in CAD principles, techniques, and best practices. You will gain hands-on experience using industry-standard CAD software and tools, allowing you to create precise and accurate technical drawings, blueprints, and 3D models. The course will cover 2D CAD methodologies, enabling you to visualize, design, and document objects and structures.
The City and Guilds Level 2 CAD Qualification will be assessed through a combination of practical work, and an end of course theoretical and practical exam. You will be required to demonstrate your understanding and application of CAD principles and techniques through the completion of design projects and the submission of CAD drawings and models.
Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, you will be awarded the City and Guilds Level 2 CAD Qualification. This certification recognises the your proficiency in CAD software and your ability to create accurate technical drawings
- You will require good literacy and IT skills
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
- A basic understanding of computer operations and familiarity with Windows operating system would be beneficial. Good spatial awareness and visualisation skills are advantageous but not mandatory.
Introduction to CAD: Understanding the role and importance of CAD in various industries. Exploring AutoCAD software and their functionalities.
CAD Fundamentals: Learning the essential concepts of CAD, including coordinate systems, drawing units, layers, and file management. Understanding the importance of accuracy and precision in CAD drawings.
2D CAD Techniques: Mastering 2D drawing techniques such as line creation, geometric shapes, editing tools, dimensioning, and annotation. Developing skills in creating technical drawings.
CAD Customisation: Discovering advanced CAD customisation options, including templates, libraries. Configuring CAD software for workflow and improve productivity.
Collaborative Design: Exploring methods of sharing CAD files with team members. Understanding industry-standard file formats and interoperability.
Industry Applications: Examining the diverse applications of CAD in engineering, architecture, product design, and other relevant fields.
Project Work: Applying the acquired CAD skills to complete practical projects. Developing problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
Professional Practices and Standards: Understanding the ethical and legal considerations of CAD work, including intellectual property rights and data security. Adhering to professional practices and industry standards.
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This course costs: £
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
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