This popular and innovative qualification will educate the student on how to design utilising various industry popular CAD design 2D & 3D software & focuses on architectural draughting (drawing of building plans). It will skill the learner to design via CAD software, the technical drawings of building structures & the complete presentation & construction drawings for submission to the local municipality. CAD Design 2D & 3D Design Draughting is an exciting and in-demand career. In the past, Draughting was performed by hand on a drawing board, but today, computers make life as much easier for everyone. The function of an Architectural CAD Designer is to prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs & plans for buildings and structures according to specifications.
Entrance requirements: National Senior Certificate – Grade 12 (Matric) or NQF level 3 Qualification, Mathematics Literacy at Grade 12 (Extended or Core – Namibia), Communication / English at Grade 12, Engineering Graphics & Design at Grade 12, EGD Academy membership at grade 11 & 12 (Advantageous)
Duration: 12 Months
Method of Learning : Online
Career Opportunities: CAD 2D Designer, CAD 3D Designer, CAD Operator, General Draughtsman, Architectural Draughts Person, 3D Modelling, Interior Design, Architectural Design
Career advancement: CAD 2 (Multi-Disciplinary & Piping Draughting NC), Architectural Technology, Construction Technology, Project Management, Property Management, CAD Global Designer, MEP Designer, Interior Designer
Accreditation: Construction Education Training Authority (CETA) & Endorsed by the South African Council for the Architectural profession
International certifications: Global Use Licence in AutoCAD 2D & 3D, Microsoft Office, Autodesk Revit Architecture