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Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing Level 2 Certificate at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for those wishing to achieve an entry level qualification in computer aided design (CAD).

Course content

You will study lessons on preparing the CAD system, drawing and editing, saving and printing.

Entry requirements

You will need to have experience of working with CAD, but no formal qualifications are necessary.


Your progress will be monitored on an individual basis using the drawing exercises in the study pack. When you are confident of passing, you must pass two practical assessments and one online multiple choice question paper.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you could progress onto City and Guilds Level 3 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.