Course Details

  • Computer-aided design is the use of computers to aid in the creation, modification, analysis or optimisation of a design, and it is widely used in a variety of industries.
    If you already have prior knowledge of CAD and would like to enhance your skills further, this practical course covers topics such as isometric drawing, dynamic blocks, tool palettes and an introduction to 3D surfaces using Autocad.

  • Candidates should have either completed the intermediate course, or have a good level of drawing ability using the Autocad software before enrolment on the course.

  • The course is assessed on attendance to the course. Attending three of the four weeks will allow the award of a college certificate of completion.

  • Once you’ve completed this course, you may want to undertake other specific engineering courses to develop your skills even further.
    Each qualification you achieve will take you closer to your ideal job in the construction and engineering industry, giving you all the skills you need to have a successful career.

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  • The cost of the course is £400. If you have any further queries, please contact us on 03333 222 444 or

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career? Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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