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3D Computer Aided Design (CAD)

This course will allow candidates to develop the ability to apply the drafting procedures required to create and modify existing 3D objects, either surfaces or solids, at any position within Three Dimensional Space. The software used is AutoCAD.

The Learning outcomes for the course:

1. Able to use a CAD workstation safely.
2. Able to set the 3D modelling environment
3. Able to construct and edit 3D surface models
4. Able to construct and edit a 3D solid model.
5. Able to apply commands to manipulate a 3D model.
6. Able to apply commands to view 3D models in a variety of display formats
7. Able to output a 3D model drawing layout

For more information please contact Charlotte Bounsall on 01803 540809.

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"Having progressed from a Level 3 course in Games and Interactive Media at South Devon College, I knew that there were excellent facilities and levels of support. The fact that UCSD is local also meant I would save money by staying at home, which was really beneficial. The support of the tutors has helped me transition into university-level study, which has been very positive. I contributed to an employment and research scholarship, where we secured an Oculus Rift display, which I'll be using to simulate and test some of the 3D spaces I've created. When I complete my studies at UCSD I will go on to complete a top-up year, before entering employment. At the moment I'm planning on working as either a graphic designer or in 3D modelling using the skills I've learnt during my studies."Jack Gladman

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