Computer Aided Design
This 8-week course with provide learners with a solid introduction to CAD and equip them with the knowledge and skills to create and modify drawings using AutoCAD.
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Having a computer aided design education can create a lot of business opportunities. A business with CAD design training and experience can find work in many industries, from interior design, fashion design and product design to engineering and architecture.
The aim of this course is to enable participants to develop basic skills in an AutoCAD environment.
Student on this course will cover the following topics:
- Understanding the AutoCAD Interface
- Opening and Saving Drawings
- Modification and Zoom Commands
- Co-ordinate Systems - Absolute, Relative and Polar - Direct Distance Entry
- Layers, Text, Dimensions and Hatching
One class of two and half hours per week for 8 weeks (6.30pm-9.00pm)
CAD technicians are employed by companies and organisations in various sectors, e.g. construction, structural and mechanical engineering, manufacturing, local authorities and architectural consultants.
They generally work as part of an engineering, design or development team to produce the detailed 2D drawings and 3D models required at the various stages of a project’s design and implementation. They work closely with engineers, technicians, suppliers, quantity surveyors and clients.
There are no formal entry requirements however good computing skills are required.
This course is for people who have an interest in commencing a career as a CAD technician. It offers participants the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and competencies in computer aided draughting and design. There is no requirement to have any previous CAD knowledge.
|Credits||Certificate of Attendance|
|School||School of Engineering|
|Awarding Body||Dundalk Institute of Technology|
|Starting Date||Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 6.30pm|
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