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Level 1
15 weeks
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


This unit is intended to give you a broad introduction to computer aided drawing (CAD) and its applications in engineering. The content of the unit includes looking at the applications of CAD, drawing with CAD and managing a CAD system effectively.

Key information

None required for this course.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the use of CAD
  • Produce a simple CAD drawing in 2D and 3D
  • Demonstrate how to save and store CAD data files correctly
  • Demonstrate how to output CAD data to peripheral devices.

Progress to a Level 2 course within a similar subject area.