Vocational qualification

In Cardiff

£ 450 VAT exempt


  • Type

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Start date

    Different dates available

For the student to come away with the knowlege and confidence to start drawing and producing plans in CAD.
Suitable for: Beginners who have used a computer and are familiar with opening and saving files.



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1 Caspian Point, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff,, CF104DQ

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About this course

Basic computer knowlege, maybe email user or Microsoft office, used to opening and saving files

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Teachers and trainers (1)

Gail Speck

Gail Speck


Course programme

Course review:

This 3 day Cad course is aimed at anyone who wants to begin using CAD to save time and add to their existing skills. It may be daunting but we will take the mystery out of it and show you what an easy transition it can be. On this course, you will also learn how to draw in 3D and make 3D objects.

You will need a basic computer knowledge - you may be using Office (word or excel) or similar software. At the end of the course you will have the knowhow to draw up and print plans to scale, space plan and how to save in different formats so you can email clients and contractors. Think how much time you'll save!

Throughout the 3 days you will learn:

  • overwiew of AutoCAD platform and menus
  • setting up a template
  • drawing lines and shapes
  • hatching
  • modify tools
  • scale
  • creating 3D shapes
  • modifying 3D shapes
  • creating and inserting blocks
  • layers and layer states
  • dimensioning
  • space planning in 2D & 3D
  • layout tabs
  • plotting and saving to pdf

We take the 3 days at your pace and also tailor the course to what you need to learn and relevant topics in your industry.

There are regular breaks and gourmet buffet lunches, all included in the price.

This is an ideal course if you are on an interior design course but they don't teach CAD, as it's becoming an essential tool whether you are an interior designer or architect. Maybe you are a property developer and are finding yourselves working with CAD drawings more and more and need to know how to change things and print them off or email plans or also design your layouts yourself. The 3D element of the course will aid in showing your client exactly what they are getting before you begin the project.

At the end of the course, you will have the knowledge to draw a plan from scratch, change things from other drawings, plot and save and it's a great way of getting you up and running quickly.

2D/3D CAD 3 Day Course


£ 450 VAT exempt