CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 2, 2D Award

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  • Overview

    The Computer Aided Design courses provide opportunity for students to gain a range of valuable City & Guilds qualifications in 2 & 3-Dimensional CAD at level 2 and 3. The CAD schemes attract students from diverse backgrounds such as Electrical/Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Architectural, Furniture Design, Sports Ground Design, Town Planning, Highways, Cartography…or anyone who needs to produce plans. Increasingly, students from artistic/graphic backgrounds appreciate the links between the precise nature of CAD and graphical illustration.

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  • Units/Modules

    There are eight learning outcomes to the Level 2 2D qualification:

    • 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 set up the drawing space
    • Use drawing commands to produce shapesUse the CAD software’s co-ordinate system to aid accurate drawing
    • Use hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines
    • Use basic editing commands and produce simple hard copies
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