Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Location
    Northampton - Booth Lane
    Times
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    12 September 2017 to 5 June 2018
    Ref
    17/18QFCACADL21902

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £701.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits N/A
    19+ with government funding N/A
    19+ without government funding £701.00
    Overseas students £701.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A

* People in receipt of certain state benefits may be entitled to a reduction in fees. Please click here for further details or call our Enrolment Centre on 0300 123 2344

Awarding organisation

Awarding Body: City & Guilds Qualification on offer: Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (7689-04)

Summary of course

City & Guilds CAD courses provide comprehensive training on Computer Aided Design software. Our range of CAD training qualifications will help you develop your career in manufacturing or engineering design, whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced designer looking to acquire specialist 2D/3D design skills.

Our Level 2 CAD courses are for those who already have some experience in computing and want to increase their knowledge and skills.

You will cover things like:

  • principles of the 2D/3D drawing environment, in terms of hardware, software and physical surroundings
  • the typical composition of a CAD system
  • the production of a component using computer aided manufacturing techniques
  • health and safety procedures.

All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:

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For the Awards/Certificate in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing you will learn in a group with your training provider. You will develop your skills in practical sessions and learn some of the theory behind computer aided design. You will be assessed through practical demonstrations, assignments and a multiple choice test.

How is the course assessed?

All units in these qualifications are assessed by assignments set by City & Guilds, internally marked by centres and externally verified. These assignments are graded Pass, Merit and Distinction.

Each assignment consists of practical tasks and short-answer questions.

These assessments have all been developed with input from experts in the industry.

Summary of assessment methods Candidates must:

  • successfully complete one assignment for each mandatory unit
  • successfully complete one assignment for each chosen optional unit.

Who is this course for?

This course is for you if you have some experience in computing, perhaps in manufacturing or engineering design, and want to increase your knowledge and skills and progress in your career.

The Awards/Certificate in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing can help you find work in a range of roles including:

  • CAD draughtsperson
  • Engineering craft/CNC machinist
  • Engineering operative.

All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:

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This qualification can also help you to progress into similar courses within higher education.

Entry Requirements for new students

Experience in computing and design.

Students must receive Advice and Guidance to make sure they receive correct course information, meet the course requirements and have sufficient skills to ultimately be successful.

General Info (materials required for the course)

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure you can access the resources you need to complete it.

You will need a data stick, folder, paper and pens.

Course fee information

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We are planning to offer this programme from September 2016. The full details, including the fees for the 16/17 academic year will be available on the College website from the beginning of July 2016. In the meantime, if you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us or complete our easy online enquiry form.
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