This Part-Qualification (PQ) in Construction Technology & CAD Estimating is the first step in enabling the learn- er to start and manage their own construction contracting business. The qualified learner can competently fulfil construction contracts safely and in a professional manner, guaranteed that industry standards are maintained. This qualification has been developed to assist with standardisation across the building industry. It allows persons to register as a Construction Contractor and establish a foundation for future career advancements. The learner will not be limited to work in construction industry or start his/her own construction company but will have an egde due to being competent in 21st Century software applications for on-screen CAD estimating and BIM.
Entrance requirements: Grade assessment on application of Learner, Mathematics Literacy (SA) / Core Mathematics (Namibia), Communication in English, Students who do not meet the entry requirements may apply for a pre-assessment to determine competency.
Duration: 6 – 9 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: Construction Technician, Construction Supervisor or Manger, Jobs in General Construction
Accreditation: Construction Education Training Authority (CETA) & Endorsed by the South African Council for the Architectural profession
International certifications: Global Use License in AutoCAD, Microsoft Project Software