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CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 2D Keighley College

CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 2D Keighley College - 188

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.

There are thirteen learning outcomes to the Level 3 2D qualification:

1. Use a layering system and different line type styles

2. Define and use a system for grouping objects to form blocks or libraries

3. Produce isometric drawings within the 2D environment

4. Define and use an adjustable co-ordinate system based on user requirements

5. Use complex dimensioning routines

6. Use different drawing spaces and complex multi viewing areas

7. Produce hard copies of drawings

8. Make inquiries of an existing drawing and place reference points

9. Use a means of pre-command object selection in order to carry out editing processes

10. Change the properties of a number of drawn entities

11. Edit blocks/symbols and hatched areas

12. Modify continuous lines formed by a connected sequence of lines or arcs

13. Use a method to remove unused items and rename other items logically

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