Level 2 - Computer Aided Design (CAD) 2D

Course Summary

This qualification is for you if you have some experience in computing, perhaps in construction, manufacturing or engineering design, and want to increase your knowledge and skills to improve your career. It is a practical course where you learn by completing workbooks and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Areas of study include the following:

  • Principles of the 2D drawing environment, in terms of hardware, software and physical surroundings
  • Typical composition and application of a CAD system

Entry Requirements
No formal entry qualifications are required.

Next Steps
On successful completion of this course, students can progress into employment as a Computer Aided Design Technician or CAD draughts-person, or continue to Level 2 or Level 3 qualifications in associated subjects.

Fee Information
Fees (if shown) are full fees (reduced fees may be available for some courses depending on your circumstances).
Your course may be FREE if you are:
  • Aged 19+ (subject to eligibility) and earning less than £17,374.50 per year (£1,447 per month) studying on Level 1 or Level 2 courses*
  • Aged 16-18 years
  • Aged 19-23 years and studying for your first full Level 2 or full Level 3 qualification

  • * from 1 April 2022 earnings limit is increased to £18,525 per year (£1,543 per month)
Depending on the cost of your course, you could pay your course fees in instalments to spread the cost over the duration of the course.

Where and When

 Crewe Campus
 Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm
 10 Weeks
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 Ellesmere Port Campus
 Thur 6:00pm-9:00pm
 10 Weeks
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Production Managers and Directors in Construction


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