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FET Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice (CAD) NQF4 (Junior Draughtsman)

SAQA ID: 66071, 131 Credits, NQF4 

This qualification is intended to produce junior draughtsmen with the proficiency to understand the Computer Aided Drawing office environment including the equipment and instruments used to produce CAD drawings.

 

CAD drawing designs can be tested on the computer software, which saves time, money, and resources. It also speeds up the production process and provides creative freedom.

 

On successful completion of this qualification, the learner can move on to the Multi-Disciplinary Draughting course to learn more about the draughting discipline and specialised software.

 

Features and Benefits

  • Includes multiple internationally recognised CAD software courses, accepted by industry, a critically advantageous consideration for employers during new hires.
      
  • AIE is an Autodesk Authorized Training institute. Our academics are Autodesk Certified Instructors, the gold standard for Autodesk instructors. Our students get access to all Autodesk software for 1 year with no restrictions.
  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies.

Admission Requirements

  • NQF 3 or Grade 11 with Mathematical Literacy and English as your home/first language; OR
  • Engineering National Certificate N2

Hardware Requirements

Please note that you are required to have your own computer for this qualification. AIE, in partnership with Dell and TripleH committed to supplying every student with a Dell laptop to support our DigitalCampus initiative. Available exclusively to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:

 

 

  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 8GB
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 16GB

R18 000.00Learn More

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 8M cache, base 1.8GHz, to 4.9GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 8GB,1x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, DDR4, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, 1Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, 4 Cell 53Whr Express Charge Capable Battery, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

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Same foundation, more memory...for those who want to get a little more serious.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 5.6" FHD WVA (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare Non-Touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 16GB,2x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, 15.6" LCD Display Back Cover, WLAN, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time

    • Full Time, Contact (Hybrid) Learning, 12 Months ,140 Credits
    • Full Time, Online Learning, 12 Months ,140 Credits

    Part-Time

    • Part Time, Flexi Online Learning, ± 12 Months, 140 credits
    • Classes conducted after hours once a week online (studio sessions on selected Saturdays (hybrid) for part time students only)

    * Class structures are subject to change without notification. 

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  • Career Options

    • CAD Operator
    • General Draughtsman
    • Mechanical Draughtsman
  • Study Kit

    Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain: 
     
    • Free WIFI (Unlimited, On-Campus only).  
    • Autodesk student licenses valid for 1 year.
    • USB 64GB with all required software applications.
    • Stationery kit that includes: 
      • AIE Notepad
      • AIE Pencil Case (15cm)
      • AIE Ruler
      • AIE Pen
      • A3 Sketchpad
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide. 
    • Access to our myAIE student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets.  
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What you get

This qualification is designed to provide the student with multiple certificates and
qualifications, both locally and internationally recognised by industry for maximum employability

 

 On completion the student will earn: 

 

  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice (CAD) (NQF4, SAQA ID: 66071)
  • International Software Certificates:
    • Autodesk AutoCAD Essentials
    • Autodesk Inventor All-in-one

Our Learning Methods

Our learning methods is a technology mediated delivery model, focused on flexibility, accessibility, and academic support to provide the ultimate learning experience without compromising teaching time and quality.

#Flexibility

#AnywhereAnytime

#Accessibility

#StudentSupport

Full Time, Contact
(Hybrid) Learning

A modern twist on traditional face-to-face, full-time learning. Our contact classes are delivered via Hybrid learning, providing students with the flexibility to attend on campus, virtually, or both.

Full Time, Online
Learning

Extending our reach with online only, full time learning. Our progressive technology platform and people-supported academic journey giving students access to our classes from anywhere in the world.

Part Time, Flexi Online
Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provide you with the flexibility to manger your own schedule and pace of learning. Sessions are conducted after hours on selected weekdays, and on alternate Saturdays.

Important Notes

Please note that you are required to have your own computer. This can be in the form of a laptop or desktop PC. Should you not have one, we can supply you with a laptop as part of your package. Please note that additional costs will apply. The below shows the recommended specification.

 

CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or i7, 2.4 GHZ or more (i7 preferred)
MEMORY 8GB DDR3 Memory (16GB preferred)
GRAPHICS Dedicated 1GB graphics card (NVIDIA recommended) 
HARD DRIVE 1TB+ HDD
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 10 (64 Bit)

 

Communication:

  • Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication
  • Interpret and use information from texts
  • Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts
  • Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
  • Evaluate literary texts
  • Make and motivate judgements on selected literary texts
  • Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
  • Interpret a variety of literary texts

 


 

Mathematic Literacy:

  • Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues
  • Describe, represent, analyse and explain changes in shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space with justification

 


 

Drawing office Orientation:

  • Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping
  • Demonstrate an understanding of drawing office practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of measuring instruments used in Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) practice
  • Plan and schedule workflow

 


 

Computer Aided Drawing and Design:

  • Operate a computer workstation in a business environment
  • Plan and produce two-dimensional (2D) Computer Aided Drawings (CAD)
  • Set up and prepare 3D model space and produce a 3D model
  • Autodesk Autocad
  • Autodesk Inventor All-in-one

 


 

Manufacturing materials and processes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of engineering materials and processes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of mechanical components
  • Demonstrate an understanding of production, manufacturing and construction processes as it affects the drawing

 


 

Mechanical Draughting:

  • Interpret, read and produce mechanical drawings
  • Autodesk Inventor All-in-one

 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 31 January 2022
    07 February 2022
    Full Time, Contact
  • 31 January 2022
    07 February 2022
    Full Time, Contact
  • 31 January 2022
    07 February 2022
    Full Time, Online
  • 31 January 2022
    07 February 2022
    Part Time, Online

Delivery Method: 
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