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Course Overview

On completing the course, the learner will attend Doncaster College ICT Academy’s Autodesk Authorised Training Centre for one full day when ready to take their final assessments.

Certificates are supplied when the candidate has successfully completed all the assessments. Candidates work at their own pace and are monitor by completing Progress Report forms.

Exams Days are available on a monthly basis.

Benefits to Employer

Employers gain by increased productivity and from knowledge gained by the employee. This enables the employee to work more efficiently with Autodesk and be a more effective and confident member of the design team and workforce.

Benefits to Learner 

Highly suited for persons seeking to use AutoCAD professionally who would like to obtain a City & Guilds Award to assist in their career development. Making the employee more marketable and confident and giving the attendee a recognised certificate.

Level 2
9 months
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
Price on application
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Aged 19 and over? Click here to find out about our financial support available

Units and Structure

On completion of the course, the candidate will be able to:

  • Use associated IT, CAD hardware and operating systems
  • Use basic file management techniques and maintain health and safety requirements
  • Use and identify key components of the software relating to the 2D drawing environment
  • Use a range of viewing commands and setup the drawing space
  • Use drawing commands to produce shapes
  • Use the CAD software’s co-ordinate system to aid accurate drawing
  • Use hatch, text and simple dimensioning routines
  • Use basic editing commands and produce simple hard copies.


A practical assignment consisting of Task A and Task B, plus Task C: a Short-Answer Question Paper.

  • Tasks A and B – of a practical nature.
  • Task C – Short-Answer Question Paper – 9 questions over 20 minutes.

Now available as a night class every Tuesday 5pm to 8pm attending Doncaster College, places subject to availabilty

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Prior knowledge of using a computer running Windows based programs is essential.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Prior knowledge of using a computer running Windows based programs is essential.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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