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7689-05 City & Guilds Level 3 Award

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Course Length:

1 evening for 20 weeks


North Street Campus


20 weeks - £693*

(*FREE if meet funding criteria)

All prices are based on the 23/24 academic year. Subsequent years are subject to a 3% increase.

Bespoke CAD & Revit courses available for Commercial clients - variable modes of attendance. Price on application, minimum numbers apply.

For further enquiries regarding finance, please contact the finance team directly on 0113 222 6094 or

For general course enquiries, please contact 0113 222 6061

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Entry requirements

A good level of computer literacy is required. Candidates competing the intensive course must possess a basic understanding of AutoCAD. The course is suitable for those with an understanding of working drawings, drawing practices and standards within their industry, but with limited experience of 2D Computer Aided Design.

Course overview

This 2D CAD - Computer Aided Design level 3 award is designed for those with previous experience of 2D Computer Aided Design, who wish to gain a more in-depth understanding.

The course focuses on the essential skills needed to use Computer Aided Design software. You will learn how an object is designed in 2D and how objects can be manufactured.

The course covers:

  • Creating and saving drawings
  • Co-ordinate entry, Display controls
  • Simple dimensioning
  • Cross hatching
  • Plotting and printing
  • Blocks and attributes
  • Drawing in isometric
  • Creating drawings with multiple scaled views

Learning methods

The course will start in February 2021 (exact dates to be confirmed). Delivery will mostly be in-class, however, the in-class teaching will be dependent on COVID-19 control measures. Students will progress through worked examples which will be designed to gradually extend their knowledge and application, culminating in externally set practical assignments and written short answer tests.

Next steps

City & Guilds 7689-06 Level 3 Award in 3D CAD.

How to apply

For further information on the course, please contact Alan Wilson:


Contact Number: 0113 222 6061

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