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Computer Aided Draughting- QQI Level 5 – 5N1604- Component Award

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Computer Aided Draughting 5N1604- Component Award

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to utilize computer technology as a design tool and a presentation media.

Course Content:

  • Analyse key features and characteristics of computer hardware and software in relation to computer-aided draughting
  • Interpret key terminology, commands and icons associated with computer-aided draughting
  • Discuss the contribution of technology as a design tool
  • Utilise appropriate drawing commands
  • to create a range of two dimensional geometrical constructions to include lines, poly-lines, splines. arcs and circles
  • Utilise a range of editing commands to modify existing constructions
  • Create, insert and edit a variety of blocks, layers and templates
  • Employ appropriate techniques to customise a drawing in order to plot a page set-up and layouts
  • Apply a range of labelling techniques to include hatching, text and dimensioning
  • Modify the properties of a drawing to include application of line- type, line-weights, colours and scales
  • Customise and restore default drawing tool settings
  • Suggest health and safety initiatives aimed at reducing the risks associated with use of digital technology.

Duration:                   20 weeks Oct  –  March – Course runs according to demand. Course may run twice annually. For future dates see provider details here.

Sessions:                 Wednesday evenings 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Costs:                        €400 Includes examination fee.

Contact Information

  • Address: Waterford College of Further Education Parnell Street, Waterford
  • Phone: Philip Deegan Director of Adult Education : 051-874053 (ext 301)
  • Email: pdeegan@wcfe.ie
  • Website: http://www.wcfe.ie/jcms/wcfe-evening.html
  • Category: Construction, Building, Civil Engineering
  • Location: Waterford City

Course Information

  • Cost: €400 Includes examination fee.
  • Course Length: 20 weeks
  • Start date: Oct to March - Course runs according to demand. May run twice annually, contact provider for future dates.
  • Time: Wednesday evenings 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm

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