CAD Designer Training - CPD Accredited

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£199 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
4 Hours
Access to content
12 Months
No formal qualification
2 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is used in a range of industries, from architecture to animation. Gain valuable skills and boost your professional development with the Cad Designer Training course. This online course is taught by an expert instructor who will provide an in-depth overview of CAD design, including tips, techniques and video tutorials.

In this course, you will gain a basic working knowledge of CAD design. You will learn about 2D and 3D modelling, mechanic terms and laws, CAD software, drawing techniques, and much more. The course also explores the role of a CAD Designer and career opportunities in this field.

By the end of the course, you will have the practical skills and knowledge to produce scale 2D & 3D plans and layouts, detailed technical drawings and utilise CAD software for everyday work projects.

Highlights of The Cad Designer Training

  • Understand the different elements of CAD design
  • Learn how to use popular CAD software
  • Explore your career opportunities in CAD design
  • Develop the skills required to become a CAD designer
  • Familiarise with CAD mechanic terms & laws
  • Learn how CAD is used in the product design process
  • Master 2D drafting and drawing, with audiovisual guidance
  • Get step-by-step guidance on 3D wireframe modelling


2 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Curriculum

We’ve taken this comprehensive Cad Designer Training Course and broken it down into 16 manageable module which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of this skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

Module 01: Introduction to CAD Design

  • What is a Computer-Aided Design?
  • History of Computer-Aided Design
  • Importance and Impacts of CAD
  • Most Used CAD Software

Module 02: CAD Designer Career in the United Kingdom

  • CAD Designer’s Career in the United Kingdom
  • Responsibilities of CAD Designer
  • Skills of a CAD Designer
  • Requirements to Become a CAD Designer

Module 03: Basics for CAD Design – Part 1

  • Solid Mechanics Terms and Laws
  • Fluid Mechanics terms and Laws
  • Engineering Mechanics Terms and Laws

Module 04: Basics for CAD Design – Part 2

  • Product Design Using CAD
  • Cost Estimation and Considerations in CAD Design
  • Environmental Considerations in Product Design

Module 05: 2D Shape in CAD

  • Two Dimensional Elements
  • Shapes and Shape Modifications
  • Constraint Systems
  • Tolerance Analysis
  • From 2D to Solid

Module 06: 3D Shape in CAD

  • The Z Coordinate
  • 3D Wireframe Modelling
  • Drafting Systems
  • Constructive Solid Geometry
  • Boundary Representation
  • Euler Operators

Module 07: Geometry and Modelling

  • Geometry and Modelling in CAD Designing
  • Working with Curves
  • Working with Surfaces
  • Integration of Geometry

Module 08: Assemblies in CAD Design

  • What are the Assemblies?
  • Constraints
  • Kinematic Mechanisms
  • Mechatronics Simulation

Module 09: Extrusion and Rotations

  • Extrusion
  • Defining Extrusion Length
  • Various Types of Bounds
  • Rotation

Module 10: Blending Operations in CAD

  • Blending Edges
  • Blending Faces
  • Three-Face Blend
  • Loft
  • Sweep
  • Pipe

Module 11: Grids and Regular Polygons

  • Two-Dimensional Grids
  • Three-Dimensional Grids
  • Regular Polygons
  • The Regular Polyhedra

Module 12: Parameters in Civil Drawings

  • Floors
  • Columns
  • Walls, Windows and Doors
  • Roofs, Beams and Arches
  • Domes
  • Stairs and Ramps

Module 13: Introduction to AutoCAD

  • Characteristics and Applications of AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD Function Keys
  • AutoCAD Tools
  • Toolbars in AutoCAD

Module 14: Introduction to T-Flex CAD

  • 2011: T-FLEX CAD 3D
  • T-FLEX CAD 12
  • 2016: T-FLEX CAD 15
  • T-Flex CAD Version 15.1
  • T-FLEX CAD 16
  • T-FLEX CAD 2D+

Module 15: Introduction to SolidWorks

  • SolidWorks Education Edition 2012-2013
  • SWR Electrician of 2016
  • SolidWorks 2016
  • Solidworks 2017
  • SolidWorks 2020

Module 16: Introduction to FreeCAD

  • General Features of FreeCAD
  • Working with FreeCAD
  • Working with Workbenches

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Who is this course for?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Career path

A recognised qualification in CAD Design will provide you with the skills to work in a wide range of professions within this field, from product design to architecture and civil construction drafting. Careers involving CAD design include:

  • CAD Designer
  • Technical CAD Technician
  • CAD Engineer
  • Architect
  • Animator
  • Interior Designer
  • Game Designer

Questions and answers

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Darren asked:

Hi, Can I do this course with no previous knowledge of CAD? And do you need CAD software? Thanks


Dear Darren, Thank you for your question. Yes, you can do this course if you do not have any previous knowledge. And you do not need the CAD software to do this course. Thanks

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What are CPD hours/points?

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