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Construction & the Built Environment

Construction & The Built Environment

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The course focuses on the essential elements of Computer Aided Draughting and Design using AutoCAD software.

It would also be useful if you wish to update your CAD skills from older versions of AutoCAD or convert your skills from other CAD software.

Course details

The course covers:

  • Using snap and grid to enter drawing details
  • Using co-ordinate systems to enter drawing details
  • Editing drawing using command such as copy, mirror, scale
  • Detailing drawing with dimensions and text
  • Producing hard copy outputs (printing and plotting)
Entry guidelines
    There are no formal entry criteria but applicants should be able to:
  • Demonstrate IT skills appropriate to the demands of the course.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work at level 1 in English.
  • Develop ideas for a final project.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Where can I progress to?
  • Progression as a CAD technician.
  • Progression to C & G 4353-02 2D Computer Aided Design Level 3.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 05th Sep 2017 - Ends 26th Jun 2018 Ref R022J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £390.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 18:00 — 20:00 Wirral Waters
    Thursday 18:00 — 20:00 Wirral Waters
  • Starts 04th Sep 2018 - Ends 25th Jun 2019 Ref R022K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £390.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 18:00 — 20:00 Wirral Waters

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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