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Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Manufacturing

This course is suitable for those who wish to further develop their abilities in the field of Computer Aided Design (CAD).

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course will commence in September 2017 and January 2018. Taking 16 weeks to complete you will attend the College for one evening per week.

What will I study?

You will gain basic experience in the use of Auto Cad systems for the purpose of design and draughting. Depending on your interests, the following areas can be covered:

  • 2D Computer aided design
  • 2D Computer aided part programming
  • 2D Manual part programming
  • 2D CNC machining
  • Reinstate the work area(s)
  • 2D CAD online test

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of assignments and an externally set examination.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No formal qualifications are necessary for this course.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £450.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course you may to progress onto further qualifications such as the Level 3 Award in 3D CAD.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

Ref: Steve Forber


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Excellent facilities and workshops at a purpose built technology centre, which reflect real, working environment.


You will be taught by highly qualified staff with industry experience.

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We have a range of courses in a variety of engineering disciplines at all levels.

Industry links

We have links with international companies and organisations.

Employment opportunities

Engineering and technology are areas that continue to be in demand.


With the skills and experience gained from our courses and the support from tutors, many of students have successfully secured a variety of engineering positions.