COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (2D) - LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE

Duration: 3 hours per week for 30 weeks
Level: Level 2
Last Updated: 17-07-20

Ideal for those looking to extend their knowledge of Computer Aided Design, the Level 2 course develops the skills and knowledge of individuals already holding basic skills, as they apply those skills to the design process.

Utilised for a wide range of applications, where technical and design functions are required, including mechanical design, architecture, landscaping and interior design, the course provides real opportunities to develop knowledge and practical skills, to competently use industry standard software, in a range of businesses.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The course covers a range of modules, providing the opportunity to:

  • Use associated IT, CAD hardware and operating systems
  • Use basic file management techniques and maintain health and safety requirements
  • Use and identify key components of the software relating to the 2D drawing environment
  • Use a range of viewing commands and setup the drawing space
  • Use drawing commands to produce shapes
  • Use CAD software coordinate systems to aid accurate drawing
  • Use hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines
  • Use basic editing commands and produce simple hard copies

MODULES

The course covers a range of modules, providing the opportunity to:

  • Use associated IT, CAD hardware and operating systems
  • Use basic file management techniques and maintain health and safety requirements
  • Use and identify key components of the software relating to the 2D drawing environment
  • Use a range of viewing commands and setup the drawing space
  • Use drawing commands to produce shapes
  • Use CAD software coordinate systems to aid accurate drawing
  • Use hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines
  • Use basic editing commands and produce simple hard copies

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

To successfully pass the course a range of assignments and tests related to each module studied must be completed and achieved, with successful completion of the course providing opportunities to progress onto the Level 3 Computer Aided Design (2D) Award at Preston’s College.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Successful completion of the course provides the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Computer Aided Design (2D) Award at Preston’s College.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is suitable for those with already holding basic skills, as they apply those skills to the design process.

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