AutoCad Course - Northlink College | Educartis

6 weeks
On Campus


Course Overview

AutoCAD is probably the most widely used CAD programme in industries for designing purposes, the world over. It is for this reason, that we at Northlink College want to equip our students with cutting edge technology needed to compete in the Engineering fields such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, etc. The individual’s N2/N3 Engineering Drawing qualification combined with AutoCAD actually makes him/her employable immediately as a CAD Operator in a Drawing Office. By making this skills course available to the community could help alleviate unemployment.

he course is based on SAQA Unit Standard 14473: Develop and produce Computer Aided Drawings. The full course covers 2D comprehensively, thus enabling a prospective student to draw any drawing in 2D to line stage and produce a hard copy. An introduction to 3D is also covered in the syllabus.

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When do I start?

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Detailed course information

2D Drawings:
Intro to AutoCAD interface; How to access & Use commands; Co-ordinates & Basic drafting tools; Creating 2D Geometry; Editing in 2D Geometry; Managing object properties; CAD Construction Techniques; Creating Text & Use of Tables; Intro to Blocks; Dimensioning & Crosshatching; Page Setup & Plotting in both Model & Paper Space

3D Drawings:
Creating Solids in 3D; Creating an extruded solid; Creating a revolved solid;Combining solids; Subtract, Union & intersect solids; Extruding along a path; 3D Arra; yExtruding faces; Loft in 3D; Fillet & chamfering in 3D

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Course Provider

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Phone & Location
  • +27860065465
  • 80 Voortrekker Road, BELLVILLE, 7530