CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 2D

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  • Overview

    The Computer Aided Design course 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 thirteen learning outcomes to the Level 3 2D qualification:

    • Use a layering system and different line type styles
    • Define and use a system for grouping objects to form blocks or libraries
    • Produce isometric drawings within the 2D environment
    • Define and use an adjustable co-ordinate system based on user requirementsUse complex dimensioning routinesUse different drawing spaces and complex multi viewing areas
    • Produce hard copies of drawings
    • Make inquiries of an existing drawing and place reference points
    • Use a means of pre-command object selection in order to carry out editing processes
    • Change the properties of a number of drawn entities
    • Edit blocks/symbols and hatched areas
    • Modify continuous lines formed by a connected sequence of lines or arcs
    • Use a method to remove unused items and rename other items logically
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