City & Guilds Computer Aided Design Level 2

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Evening

City of Newport Campus



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Start Date

Start Date
16 September 2024

Start Time

Start Time

End Time

End Time


15 weeks

In a nutshell

Following on from the Level 1 qualification, this course consists of two different qualifications to develop your CAD skills even further.

This course is for...

…anyone following a career or with a keen interest in
Computer Aided Design.

Course content

There are two different qualifications that make up this course.

City & Guilds Level 2 Award in CAD – Parametric Modelling

This covers:

  • Complex sketching and 2D constraints to create features
  • Create and edit work features and using complex feature commands
  • Creating and modifying simple table driven parts and assemblies
  • Using motion and driven assembly constraints
  • Adding extra information to a drawing layout to aid the interpretation of design intent
  • Creating presentation quality displays of parts and assemblies

City & Guilds Level 2 Award in CAD – 2D Computer Aided Design

This gives you with the basic understanding and principles of the 2D drawing environment in terms of hardware, software and physical surroundings, covering::

  • Basic associated IT, CAD hardware and operating systems
  • Key components of the software relating to the 2D drawing environment
  • File management techniques
  • Viewing commands and setting up the drawing space
  • Basic drawing commands to produce drawings
  • The co-ordinate system to create accurate drawings
  • Hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines
  • Basic drawing editing routines

After completing this course, you may move on to either the City & Guilds Level 3 CAD Parametric Modelling or City & Guilds Level 3 2D Computer Aided Design.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but the successful completion of the City & Guilds Level 1 Award CAD Parametric Modelling qualification is a good starting point.

Additional information

This course also has an open learning option.

Where can I study City & Guilds Computer Aided Design Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Evening)
Start Date: 16 September 2024

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