Course Description

CAD - Computer Aided Draughting and Design

This course is for those who wish to pursue careers as CAD Technicians.

     What Will I Study?

  • Advanced CAD Project (002873)
  • CAD Project (000500)
  • Career Planning & Job Seeking Skills (000002)
  • C&G – CAD Using Parametric Modelling Software (Unit 101)
  • C&G – CAD Using Parametric Modelling Software (Unit 201)
  • C&G – CAD Using Parametric Modelling Software (Unit 301)
  • C&G – 3D Computer Aided Design
  • In-Company Training (000003)
  • Manual Handling (002960)
  • Revit (BIM) – (CK404)
  • Spreadsheets (ECDL) – Hours (005571)
  • Two Dimensional Computer Aided Design (000498)
  • Word Processing (ECDL) – Hours

      Why Should I Apply?

  • Direct to work qualification
  • High demand skillset
  • Variety of sectors and roles available
  • 4 weeks in-company
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryAutoCAD, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationProfessional Qualification
Awarding BodyCity & Guilds
Awarding Body DetailsCity & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Computer Aided Design
Course Start Date16th September 2024
Course End Date8th August 2025
Course Duration47 Weeks
Course FeeNo Fees
Entry Requirements- MINIMUM - -Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. -QQI 4 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard with a pass in technical drawing and mathS. -Good communication & numerical skills. -Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B1 or Higher). -Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. -Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. -ADDITIONAL - -Good spatial visualisation and form perception. -Must have basic level of computer skills. -Competency in performing conventional draughting tasks is desirable. Please note: The Level 3 Certificate is aligned to Level 5 on the NFQ Additional certification awarded on course: Word Processing – ICS Skills Spreadsheets – ICS Skills
Carear PathCAD 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.
Course Code408357
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