2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Level 3

Subject Area Computing and Digital Technologies
Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 3
Start Date August 2020
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2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Level 3

This course will enable you to acquire the knowledge and practical skills to create complex drawings including annotations and output using multiple view layouts.

The 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award Level 3 will also enable you to manage CAD drawing data and libraries in line with industry standards.

The software used is AutoCAD.If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You must have a GCSE Grade 3(D) in English
  • You must have a GCSE Grade 3(D) in Maths
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • How to use a CAD workstation safely

  • How to use layers, complex dimensions and text

  • How to use library items and external references

  • How to produce complex drawings

  • How to carry out advanced editing processes

  • How to use methods to cleanse a CAD drawing

  • How to output drawings using multiple scale views

Course Applications

Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).

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LocationPaignton Campus
DatesAugust 2020
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This course costs: £

If 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.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.


“I chose to study the Foundation in Art and Design course and specialised in Photography. College gives you a lot more freedom, the lessons are structured more professionally which gives you an idea of what it will be like at university. I would really recommend this course if you want to grow as a designer."Alfie Reddy

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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