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AUTOCAD INTRODUCTION 2D: PART-TIME STUDIES

AUTOCAD INTRODUCTION: 2D PART-TIME STUDIES

AutoCAD is a popular Computer Aided Design (CAD) programme used extensively in industry to complete drawing projects in any discipline. The objective of the course is to introduce the student to AutoCAD concepts and how to use the commands to complete drawing projects.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?


You will need a drawing background of at least the equivalent of N3, or a draughting background in industry.

COURSE DURATION

How long will it take to complete the qualification?

  • The course is offered over a period of 40 hours, 2 days per week or 4 hours per week.
  • Classes are offered during the evenings: 16:00 to 18:00.
  • Enrolment in January, May and September.

COURSE LOCATION

Where can I study this course?

AUTOCAD INTRODUCTION: 2D PART-TIME STUDIES is available at:

THORNTON CAMPUS
Enquiries:
(T) : (021) 531 9124

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

What will I be studying during this course?

  • Introduction to AutoCAD 2013
  • Organising your drawing setup
  • Using coordinate system
  • Using object with AutoCAD
  • Editing methods in AutoCAD
  • Using object snap in AutoCAD
  • Controlling the drawing display
  • Dimensioning in AutoCAD
  • Working with text in AutoCAD
  • Hatching in AutoCAD
  • Calculating with Auto CAD
  • Block and xrefs in AutoCAD
  • Plotting a drawing in AutoCAD

CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

You will have a solid foundation and knowledge on how to use the programme to take them to the next level within the drawing office environment.

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