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

CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 2, 2D Award Keighley College - 391

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.

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

1.Use associated IT, CAD hardware and operating systems

2.Use basic file management techniques and maintain health and safety requirements

3.Use and identify key components of the software relating to the 2D drawing environment

4.Use a range of viewing commands and set up the drawing space

5.Use drawing commands to produce shapes

6.Use the CAD software’s co-ordinate system to aid accurate drawing

7.Use hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines

8.Use basic editing commands and produce simple hard copies

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