Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Computer Aided Design 2D

Computer Aided Design 2D

Man checking drawing in factory.

Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design (7689-04)

A course suitable for anyone working or wishing to work in industries where detailed technical computer generated plans are required: architecture, engineering, manufacture, graphics, product design, boat building etc.


SKU: 1004M7311
ID: 01372

Fees are per academic year, subject to change


Is this course right for me?

This one year course is designed to take the student from the initial concept of computerised drawing in two dimensions (2D) to more complex detailed drawings using many of the higher level functions of AutoCAD software, which would enable the learner to produce detailed drawings of a professional standard.

This 30 week (one year) course normally runs on a Monday, 18:00 – 20:00, starting in September.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • You should have some basic computer skills including being able to save and locate files and access websites

The course will cover how to:

  • use a CAD station safely
  • use key components in 2D CAD software
  • create lines and shapes relative to a co-ordinate system
  • understand how computer-assisted drawing works
  • familiarize yourself with the interface
  • adapt AutoCAD to your needs according to the most
    appropriate unit
  • manipulate the drawing and drawing aid tools
  • organize your documents by managing the layers
  • annotate and dimension your objects
  • integrate external elements in your documents
  • export PDF files
  • export to a plotter

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Practical examination
  • Written examination

You may wish to consider another of our part-time courses.

  • No additional equipment required

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

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Last updated: 22/01/2024
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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