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Entry Requirements

Some prior knowledge of CAD is recommended and/or a Level 2 CAD qualification

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Study Mode

Part time

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Duration

30 weeks x 3 hours

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Timetable

Various

Key features and benefits

  • Study at our modern Campus
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  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted in all areas - January 2022

Overview

This course is suitable for those wanting to develop their AutoCAD skills further and gain more in-depth skills and those who want to work with AutoCAD drawings.

What will I study?

On the course you will be able to:

  • Use a layering system and different line type styles
  • Define and use a system for grouping objects to form blocks or libraries. Blocks/WBlocks
  • Produce isometric drawings within the 2D environment
  • Produce 1st, 3rd angle and sectional drawings
  • Define and use an adjustable co-ordinate system based on user requirements
  • Use complex dimensioning routines
  • Use different drawing spaces and complex multi viewing areas.
  • Use Paper Space create different scales
  • Produce hard copies of drawings
  • Make inquiries of an existing drawing and place reference points
  • Use XRefs
  • Change the properties of drawn entities
  • Edit blocks/symbols and hatched areas
  • Use a method to remove unused items

Entry Requirements

Some prior knowledge of CAD is recommended and/or a Level 2 CAD qualification.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed with two practical assignments and a short-written exam.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 292500 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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